Information about effigy: Queen Elizabeth II / Portrait by James Berry
|Person||Queen Elizabeth II|
Reginald George James Berry’s design of the Queen’s head was incorporated on New Zealand commemorative large dollar coins from 1979 to 1982. The design was unique to New Zealand and depicted the Queen wearing the Russian Fringe Tiara, which was originally given by the "Ladies in Society" to Queen Alexandra on her Silver Wedding anniversary in 1888. Berry completed more than 1,000 stamp and coin designs in his lifetime.
|New Zealand||One Dollar 1979||1979||110,000|
|New Zealand||One Dollar 1980 Fantail||1980||159,000|
|New Zealand||One Dollar 1981 Royal Visit||1981||138,000|
|New Zealand||One Dollar 1982 Takahe Bird||1982||100,000|