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Coin: Twenty Cents 1972
Description

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Dollar
Face value20 (x Cent) TypeTwenty Cents (large, kiwi)
Year1972 CurrentNo (demonetised 2006)
Mintage1,539,000 (1.5 million)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Australian Mint 1,539,000 (1.5 million) No mint mark
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerReginald George James Berry
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)28.5800 Thickness (mm)2.2200
Mass (g)11.3100
Obverse

Diademed bust of Queen Elizabeth II right (portrait by Arnold Machin, known as the "Second portrait"). Around, ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1972.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1972
Reverse

Kiwi bird facing right; at right and curving above, a fern bush; below head, the denomination 20 (cents); the artist's initials JB (for [Reginald George] James Berry) in base of fern.

Reverse inscription

20

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Twenty Cents 1972: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
In sets 15,000 (included in main number)
Proof 8,000 (included in main number)
Twenty Cents 1972: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 36.1
Twenty Cents 1972: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Mint link
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Mintage link Circulation mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Proof and sets mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof and sets
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