Florin 1963, Coin from New Zealand - detailed information

Florin 1963, Coin from New Zealand (demonetised 2006)
CoinFlorin 1963

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage 100,000
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Obverse

Laureate bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (the effigy by Mary Gillick known as the "First portrait"); the designer's initials, M.G., appear incuse on the base of the neck truncation. The monarch's legend QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND + runs continuously all around the bust.

Obverse Inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Reverse

A kiwi bird standing, facing left; around above, NEW ZEALAND; around below, the value and date ONE FLORIN 1963; in small letters to right of date the artist's initials KG (for [George] Kruger Gray).

Reverse Inscription NEW ZEALAND ONE FLORIN 1963
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Florin 1963: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: unknown
Florin 1963: References to Information Used
All (23) coins of type: Florin
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Florin 1933 2,100,020 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Metcalfe GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Florin 1934 2,850,020 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Metcalfe GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Florin 1935 755,364 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Metcalfe GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Florin 1936 150,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Metcalfe GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Florin 1937 1,190,200 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1940 500,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1941 820,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1942 150,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1943 1,400,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1944 140,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1945 515,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1946 1,200,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1947 2,500,020 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Florin 1948 1,750,000 King George VI - Bare Head KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Florin 1949 3,500,000 King George VI - Bare Head KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Florin 1950 3,500,000 King George VI - Bare Head KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Florin 1951 2,000,000 King George VI - Bare Head KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Florin 1953 257,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Florin 1961 1,500,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Florin 1962 1,500,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Florin 1963 100,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Florin 1964 2,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Florin 1965 9,475,010 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
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Florin 1963: Details
CountryNew Zealand
CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Coin TypeFlorin (CuproNickel)
Issued1963
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick
Face Value2 (x Shilling)
Total Mintage100,000
CurrentNo; demonetised 2006
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size28.5000 mm
Mass11.3000 g
OCC IDXGAV-POXA-CBZR-EMDY
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Florin 1963: Photos
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Florin 1963: Photo Florin 1963 Missing KG / thumbnail Florin 1963 Missing KG
Copyright: New Zealand Coin Errors and Varieties
Notes: Error: Oil filled Die.
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Florin 1963: Catalogue Reference IDs