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Coin: Half Crown 1935
Description

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Face value2 1/2 (x Shilling) TypeHalf Crown (Silver)
Year1935 CurrentNo (demonetised 1967)
Mintage612,364 (612364)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 612,364 (612364)
MaterialSilver DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
MonarchKing George V EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)32 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)14.1000
Obverse

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

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 1935; in small letters to right of date the artist's initials KG (for [George] Kruger Gray).

Reverse inscriptionNEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN 1935
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Half Crown 1935: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof 364 (included in main number)
Half Crown 1935: Photos
Half Crown 1935: Photo Proof Coin - 1/2 Crown, New Zealand, 1935
Proof Coin - 1/2 Crown, New Zealand, 1935
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Proof.
source
Half Crown 1935: Photo Proof Coin - 1/2 Crown, New Zealand, 1935
Proof Coin - 1/2 Crown, New Zealand, 1935
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Proof.
source
Half Crown 1935: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 5
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide165
Australian Coin ChartNHC3
Half Crown 1935: 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 Combined mintage
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 Mintage Circulation and proof mintage
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Mintage Combined mintage
Australian Coin Chart 1966 Mintage Combined mintage
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 Varieties Proof
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Varieties link Proof
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 - Valuations None
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Valuations
Half Crown 1935 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: NZD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal MintProofProof FDC 2039.47 2131.77 2224.07
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 2070.61 2150.30 2229.98
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 1490.65 1478.80 1466.94
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 597.25 592.30 587.36
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 194.68 190.87 187.06
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 43.96 39.91 35.87
Royal MintFine (F) 20.16 21.34 22.51
Half Crown 1935 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade201620172018
Royal MintProofProof 687.70 676.90 666.11
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 661.64 657.84 654.04
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 358.61 357.97 357.33
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 111.34 110.22 109.10
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 39.42 38.61 37.79
Royal MintFine (F) 13.94 15.29 16.65
Historic values in NZD for Half Crown 1935 / Proof / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in NZD for Half Crown 1935 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Half Crown 1935 / Proof / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Historic values in USD for Half Crown 1935 / Royal Mint London / (generated 10/2016). Inflation-corrected to 2015.
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Half Crown 1935: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
Coins New Zealand > NZ Pre Decimal coins (1933 to 1965) > Halfcrown > 1935
Half Crown 1935: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Proof Coin - 1/2 Crown, New Zealand, 1935
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List of all (21) coins of type: New Zealand / Half Crown
Half Crown 1933 Half Crown 1934 Half Crown 1935 Half Crown 1937 Half Crown 1940 (Centennial) Half Crown 1941
Half Crown 1942 Half Crown 1943 Half Crown 1944 Half Crown 1945 Half Crown 1946 Half Crown 1947
Half Crown 1948 Half Crown 1949 Half Crown 1950 Half Crown 1951 Half Crown 1953 Half Crown 1961
Half Crown 1962 Half Crown 1963 Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only)