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Coin: Five Cents 1990 (150th Anniversary)
Description

Regular New Zealand five cent coins featured a tuatara (lizard-like reptile) on the reverse. The only exception were these coins, issued with the 150th Anniversary mint sets with a mintage of 10,000.

There was also an "off-metal" proof issue in silver, with mintage of 7,000. Silver coins weigh 3.27g.

The regular mint sets of the year featured the traditional five cent coin with a tuatara design.

The five cents denomination was demonetised on 1 November 2006.

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Dollar
Face value5 (x Cent) TypeFive Cents 150th Anniversary
Year1990 CurrentNo (demonetised 2006)
Mintage17,000 (17000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Australian Mint No mint mark 17,000 (17000)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerHorst Hahne
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.4300 Thickness (mm)1.2400
Mass (g)2.8300
Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II wearing a necklace, facing right (effigy known as the "Third portrait"); around, the monarch's legend ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND; below, the date 1990. Incuse in tiny letters on neck truncation, the designer's initials RDM (for Raphael David Maklouf).

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1990
Reverse

A stylised kotuku bird flying to right, rainbow design in the background. The denomination 5 [cents] left of the bird.

Reverse inscription5
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Five Cents 1990 (150th Anniversary): Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Silver proof 7,000 (included in main number)
Five Cents 1990 (150th Anniversary): Photos
Five Cents 1990 (150th Anniversary): Photo 5 Cents 150th Anniversary Design
5 Cents 150th Anniversary Design
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Five Cents 1990 (150th Anniversary): Photo 5 Cents 150th Anniversary Design
5 Cents 150th Anniversary Design
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Five Cents 1990 (150th Anniversary): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 72
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 72a (Silver proof)
Five 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 Proof
Five 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) 14.78 14.54 14.29 14.05
Five 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 11.96 11.83 11.70 11.57
Royal Australian MintSilver proofProof 15.20 15.07 14.93 14.80
Royal Australian MintGem Uncirculated 5.98 5.91 5.85 5.79
Royal Australian MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 7.70 7.54 7.39 7.24
Royal Australian MintUncirculated (UNC) 6.25 6.23 6.21 6.19
Historic values in NZD for Five Cents 1990 (150th Anniversary) / Royal Australian Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Five Cents 1990 (150th Anniversary) / Royal Australian Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Five Cents 1990 (150th Anniversary) / Silver proof / Royal Australian Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Five Cents 1990 (mint sets only) Five Cents 1991 (mint sets only) Five Cents 1992 (mint sets only) Five Cents 1993 (mint sets only) Five Cents 1994 Five Cents 1995
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