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Coin: Fifty Cents 1990 150th Anniversary
Description

These coins were issued in the 150th Anniversary mint sets with a mintage of 10,000. They were struck by the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra and were designed by Horst Hahne.

There was also an "off-metal" proof minting in silver. Silver coins weigh 15.74g.

The regular mint sets of the year featured the usual Endeavour fifty cents.

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Dollar
Face value50 (x Cent) TypeFifty Cents 150th Anniversary
Year1990 CurrentNo (demonetised 2006)
Mintage17,000 (17000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Australian Mint No mint mark 17,000 (17000)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerReginald George James Berry
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)28.5800 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)13.6100
Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II wearing a pearl necklace, facing right (effigy known as the "Third Portrait"); incuse in tiny letters on neck truncation, the designer's initials RDM (for Raphael David Maklouf).

Around, the monarch's legend and the date: ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1990.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1990
Reverse

Child with a shovel sitting beside a tree, rainbow design in the background. To the right, the denomination 50 [cents].

Reverse inscription50
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Fifty Cents 1990 150th Anniversary: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Silver proof 7,000 (included in main number)
Fifty Cents 1990 150th Anniversary: Photos
Fifty Cents 1990 150th Anniversary: Photo 50 Cents 150th Anniversary Design
50 Cents 150th Anniversary Design
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Fifty Cents 1990 150th Anniversary: Photo 50 Cents 150th Anniversary Design
50 Cents 150th Anniversary Design
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Fifty Cents 1990 150th Anniversary: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 75
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 75a (Silver proof)
Fifty Cents 1990 150th Anniversary: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties
Fifty Cents 1990 150th Anniversary / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: NZD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
Royal Australian MintUncirculated (UNC) 14.94 14.80 14.66 14.52
Fifty Cents 1990 150th Anniversary / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
Royal Australian MintSilver proofProof FDC 19.93 19.72 19.50 19.29
Royal Australian MintSilver proofProof 22.77 22.76 22.75 22.74
Royal Australian MintGem Uncirculated 7.97 7.89 7.80 7.72
Royal Australian MintUncirculated (UNC) 11.28 11.52 11.75 11.98
Historic values in NZD for Fifty Cents 1990 150th Anniversary / Royal Australian Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Fifty Cents 1990 150th Anniversary / Royal Australian Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Fifty Cents 1990 150th Anniversary / Silver proof / Royal Australian Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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List of all (53) coins of type: New Zealand / Fifty Cents
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