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Coin: Threepence 1965
Description

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Face value3 (x Penny) TypeThreepence (CuproNickel)
Year1965 CurrentNo (demonetised 1967)
Mintage4,225,010 (4.2 million) RarityC (Common)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 4,225,010 (4.2 million), Rarity: C (Common)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)16.2600 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)1.4138
Obverse

Laureate bust of Queen Elizabeth II right (effigy known as the "First Portrait"); around, the monarch's legend QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +; the artist's initials MG (for Mary Gillick) are incuse on the neck truncation.

Obverse inscription QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Reverse

Two carved patu (Maori weapons) crossed with lanyards or throngs attached; between their blades, the value and denomination 3d (abbreviation for "three pence"); above, NEW ZEALAND; below, the date 1965; the artist's initials KG (for [George] Kruger Gray) are below the centre of the crossed weapons.

Reverse inscriptionNEW ZEALAND 3d 1965
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Threepence 1965: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Prooflike 25,000 (included in main number)
Proof 10 (included in main number)
Hong Kong Mule unknown
Threepence 1965: Photos
Threepence 1965: Photo Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1965
Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1965
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Threepence 1965: Photo Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1965
Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1965
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Threepence 1965: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 25.2
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide80
Australian Coin ChartNT33
Threepence 1965: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Mint
Reserve Bank of New Zealand 15 Oct 2014 Mintage link Circulation mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Proof and Prooflike mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof, Prooflike
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 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 1965 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: NZD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1.79 1.73 1.67
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 2.98 2.96 2.93
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 2.98 2.96 2.93
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 2.98 2.96 2.93
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 2.98 2.96 2.93
Royal MintFine (F) 2.21 2.30 2.39
Threepence 1965 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 0.69 0.66 0.63
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 0.38 0.36 0.35
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 0.21 0.21 0.21
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 0.10 0.10 0.10
Royal MintProoflikeBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 0.98 0.97 0.95
Historic values in NZD for Threepence 1965 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Threepence 1965 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Threepence 1965 / Prooflike / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Threepence 1965: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
Coins New Zealand > NZ Pre Decimal coins (1933 to 1965) > Threepence > 1965
Threepence 1965: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 3 Pence, New Zealand, 1965
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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