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Coin: Threepence 1963
Description

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Face value3 (x Penny) TypeThreepence (CuproNickel)
Year1963 CurrentNo (demonetised 1967)
Mintage4,000,000 (4.0 million)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint London 4,000,000 (4.0 million) No mint mark
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)16 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)1.4000
Obverse

Laureate bust of Queen Elizabeth II right; around, + QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND; artist's initials incuse on neck truncation, MG (Mary Gillick).

Obverse inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Reverse

Two carved patu (Maori weapons) crossed with lanyards or throngs attached; between their blades, 3d; above, NEW ZEALAND; below, 1963; the artist's initials KG (Kruger Gray) are below the centre of the crossed weapons.

Reverse inscription

NEW ZEALAND 3d 1963

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Threepence 1963: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
Threepence 1963: Photos
Threepence 1963: Photo Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1963
Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1963
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Threepence 1963: Photo Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1963
Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1963
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Threepence 1963: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 25.2
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide78
Australian Coin ChartNT31
Threepence 1963: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museum Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 Mint
Reserve Bank of New Zealand 15 Oct 2014 Mintage link Circulation mintage
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 Mintage
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Mintage
Australian Coin Chart 1966 Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins 1988 Varieties Proof
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 - Valuations
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Valuations
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Threepence 1963 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: NZD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal Mint LondonBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 2.69 2.60 2.51
Royal Mint LondonUncirculated (UNC) 2.98 2.96 2.93
Royal Mint LondonAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 3.16 3.25 3.35
Royal Mint LondonExtra Fine (EF, XF) 2.98 2.96 2.93
Royal Mint LondonVery Fine (VF) 2.98 2.96 2.93
Royal Mint LondonFine (F) 2.21 2.30 2.39
Threepence 1963 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal Mint LondonBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1.10 1.03 0.95
Royal Mint LondonUncirculated (UNC) 0.69 0.66 0.63
Royal Mint LondonExtra Fine (EF, XF) 0.19 0.18 0.17
Royal Mint LondonVery Fine (VF) 0.15 0.15 0.14
Royal Mint LondonFine (F) 0.10 0.10 0.10
Royal Mint LondonProofProof 229.61 229.81 230.01
Historic values in NZD for Threepence 1963 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Threepence 1963 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Threepence 1963 / Proof / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Threepence 1963: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
Coins New Zealand > NZ Pre Decimal coins (1933 to 1965) > Threepence > 1963
Threepence 1963: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1963
List of all (31) coins of type: New Zealand / Threepence
Threepence 1933 Threepence 1934 Threepence 1935 Threepence 1936 Threepence 1937 Threepence 1939
Threepence 1940 Threepence 1941 Threepence 1942 Threepence 1943 Threepence 1944 Threepence 1945
Threepence 1946 Threepence 1947 Threepence 1948 Threepence 1950 Threepence 1951 Threepence 1952
Threepence 1953 Threepence 1954 Threepence 1955 Threepence 1956 Threepence 1957 Threepence 1958
Threepence 1959 Threepence 1960 Threepence 1961 Threepence 1962 Threepence 1963 Threepence 1964
Threepence 1965