Half Crown 1934, Coin from New Zealand - detailed information

Half Crown 1934, Coin from New Zealand (demonetised 1967)
CoinHalf Crown 1934

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage2,720,020 (2.7 million)
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Obverse
New Zealand / Half Crown 1934 - obverse photo

Crowned and draped bust of King George V facing left (portrait by Percy Metcalfe) extending to the rim of the coin.

The artist's initials are not displayed.

Around, divided by the bust, the monarch's legend GEORGE V KING EMPEROR.

Obverse Inscription GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Reverse
New Zealand / Half Crown 1934 - reverse photo

Shield of Arms of the Dominion of New Zealand: a shield quartered with the Southern Cross, a wheat sheaf, a lamb suspended by a ribbon and mining hammers crossed divided by three ships, surmounted by the Royal Crown and surrounded by ornamentation inspired by Maori carvings; around, NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN; below, the date 1934; in small letters to right of date the artist's initials KG (for [George] Kruger Gray).

Reverse Inscription NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN 1934
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Half Crown 1934: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: 20 (included in total)
Notes

Mintage is estimated.

Half Crown 1934: References to Information Used
Half Crown 1934 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 992.43 1,000.75 1,009.07 1,017.38
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 349.74 346.71 343.68 340.66
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 109.15 107.93 106.71 105.49
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 31.56 29.93 28.30 26.67
Royal MintFine (F) 16.48 16.93 17.39 17.84
Half Crown 1934 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: US Dollar (USD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintProofProof 2,191.69 2,151.06 2,110.43 2,069.79
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 296.13 282.79 269.46 256.13
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 170.23 163.92 157.61 151.30
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 45.82 45.55 45.28 45.01
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 20.71 20.68 20.66 20.64
Royal MintFine (F) 10.11 10.76 11.41 12.06
Historic values in NZD for Half Crown 1934 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Half Crown 1934 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Half Crown 1934 / Proof / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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All (21) coins of type: Half Crown
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Half Crown 1933 2,000,020 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Metcalfe GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1934 2,720,020 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Metcalfe GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1935 612,364 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Metcalfe GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1937 672,200 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1940 (Centennial) 100,800 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1941 776,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1942 240,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1943 1,120,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1944 180,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1945 420,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1946 960,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1947 1,600,020 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Half Crown 1948 1,400,000 King George VI - Bare Head KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Half Crown 1949 2,800,000 King George VI - Bare Head KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Half Crown 1950 3,600,000 King George VI - Bare Head KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Half Crown 1951 1,200,000 King George VI - Bare Head KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Half Crown 1953 127,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Half Crown 1961 80,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Half Crown 1962 600,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Half Crown 1963 400,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only) 225,010 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
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Half Crown 1934: Details
CountryNew Zealand
CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Coin TypeHalf Crown (Silver)
Issued1934
MonarchKing George V
EffigyKing George V - Crowned Bust, by Percy Metcalfe
Face Value2 1/2 (x Shilling)
Total Mintage2,720,020 (2.7 million)
CurrentNo; demonetised 1967
MaterialSilver
DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size32.000 mm
Mass14.100 g
OCC IDPNXY-DONZ-CXND-OVRB
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Half Crown 1934: Photos
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GEORGE V, halfcrown, 1934
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GEORGE V, halfcrown, 1934
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Half Crown 1934: Catalogue Reference IDs