New Zealand: Coin Florin 1951 - detailed information

New Zealand: Coin Florin 1951
CoinFlorin 1951

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
New Zealand / Florin 1951 - obverse photo

Bare head of King George VI facing left; around, the monarch's legend KING GEORGE THE SIXTH; below the neck truncation in small letters are the artist's initials HP (for [Thomas] Humphrey Paget).

Obverse Inscription KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Reverse
New Zealand / Florin 1951 - reverse photo

A kiwi bird standing, facing left; around above, NEW ZEALAND; around below, the value and date ONE FLORIN 1951; in small letters to right of date the artist's initials KG (for [George] Kruger Gray).

Reverse Inscription NEW ZEALAND ONE FLORIN 1951
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Notes

Most catalogues (with the exception of Krause) list mintage of 1,000,000 which is at variance with the number of 2,000,000 provided by the statistics of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

Florin 1951: Known varieties
Variety Proof New Zealand / Florin 1951 / Proof - obverse photo New Zealand / Florin 1951 / Proof - reverse photo
Mintage unknown
Florin 1951: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 Mint
Reserve Bank of New Zealand 15 Oct 2014 Mintage link Circulation mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins 1988 Varieties Proof
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 - Valuations
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Valuations
Florin 1951 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 154.34 154.77 155.21 155.64
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 63.70 62.70 61.70 60.70
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 29.40 28.94 28.48 28.02
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 11.76 11.58 11.39 11.21
Royal MintFine (F) 2.94 2.89 2.85 2.80
Florin 1951 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: US Dollar (USD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintProofProof 651.46 668.98 686.50 704.02
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 29.43 28.08 26.72 25.36
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 16.25 15.37 14.49 13.61
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 6.85 6.55 6.25 5.95
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 3.67 3.61 3.54 3.47
Royal MintFine (F) 0.86 0.87 0.88 0.89
Historic values in NZD for Florin 1951 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Florin 1951 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Florin 1951 / Proof / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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All Coins of Country: New Zealand, Type: Florin (23)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Florin 1933 2,100,020 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Florin 1934 2,850,020 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Florin 1935 755,364 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Florin 1936 150,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Florin 1937 1,190,200 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1940 500,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1941 820,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1942 150,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1943 1,400,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1944 140,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1945 515,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1946 1,200,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1947 2,500,020 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1948 1,750,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Florin 1949 3,500,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Florin 1950 3,500,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Florin 1951 2,000,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Florin 1953 257,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Florin 1961 1,500,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Florin 1962 1,500,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Florin 1963 100,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Florin 1964 2,000,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Florin 1965 9,475,010 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Florin 1951: Details
CountryNew Zealand
CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Coin TypeFlorin (CuproNickel)
Issued1951
MonarchKing George VI
EffigyKing George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Face Value2 (x Shilling)
CurrentNo (demonetised 2006)
Mintage2,000,000 (2.0 million)
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)28.5000
Mass (g)11.3000
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Florin 1951: Photos
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New Zealand 1951 florin
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New Zealand 1951 florin
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Florin 1951: Catalogue Reference IDs