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Coin: Florin 1964
Description

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Face value2 (x Shilling) TypeFlorin (CuproNickel)
Year1964 CurrentNo (demonetised 2006)
Mintage2,000,000 (2.0 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 2,000,000 (2.0 million)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)28.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)11.3000
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 1964; in small letters to right of date the artist's initials KG (for [George] Kruger Gray).

Reverse inscriptionNEW ZEALAND ONE FLORIN 1964
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Notes

Krause and other catalogues list mintage of 7,000,000 which is at variance with the official figure from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

Florin 1964: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Florin 1964: Photos
Florin 1964: Photo Proof Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), New Zealand, 1964
Proof Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), New Zealand, 1964
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Florin 1964: Photo Proof Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), New Zealand, 1964
Proof Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), New Zealand, 1964
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
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Florin 1964: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 28.2
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide161
Australian Coin ChartNF25
Florin 1964: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 Mint
Reserve Bank of New Zealand 15 Oct 2014 Mintage link Circulation mintage
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 Mintage
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Mintage
Australian Coin Chart 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 1964 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: NZD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 17.93 17.77 17.60 17.44
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 7.84 7.72 7.59 7.47
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 5.09 5.08 5.07 5.06
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 4.06 4.05 4.04 4.03
Royal MintFine (F) 2.94 2.89 2.85 2.80
Florin 1964 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
Royal MintProofProof 333.37 322.04 310.71 299.38
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 4.88 4.62 4.36 4.10
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 2.36 2.20 2.05 1.89
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 0.93 0.91 0.89 0.87
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 0.51 0.50 0.50 0.50
Royal MintFine (F) 0.20 0.20 0.19 0.19
Historic values in NZD for Florin 1964 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Florin 1964 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Florin 1964 / Proof / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Florin 1964: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
Coins New Zealand > NZ Pre Decimal coins (1933 to 1965) > Florin > 1964
Florin 1964: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Proof Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), New Zealand, 1964
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List of all (23) coins of type: New Zealand / Florin
Florin 1933 Florin 1934 Florin 1935 Florin 1936 Florin 1937 Florin 1940
Florin 1941 Florin 1942 Florin 1943 Florin 1944 Florin 1945 Florin 1946
Florin 1947 Florin 1948 Florin 1949 Florin 1950 Florin 1951 Florin 1953
Florin 1961 Florin 1962 Florin 1963 Florin 1964 Florin 1965