Half Crown 1935, Coin from New Zealand - detailed information

Half Crown 1935, Coin from New Zealand (demonetised 1967)
CoinHalf Crown 1935

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage 612,364
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Obverse
New Zealand / Half Crown 1935 - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin displays the crowned and draped bust of King George V facing left (his portrait by Percy Metcalfe) extending below to the rim of the coin.

The artist's initials are not shown.

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

Obverse Inscription GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Reverse
New Zealand / Half Crown 1935 - 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 1935; in small letters to right of date the artist's initials KG (for [George] Kruger Gray).

Reverse Inscription NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN 1935
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Half Crown 1935: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Images New Zealand / Half Crown 1935 / Proof - obverse photo New Zealand / Half Crown 1935 / Proof - reverse photo
Mintage Issued: 364 (included in total)
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
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Varieties link Proof
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 - Valuations
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Valuations
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 1935: Details
CountryNew Zealand
CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Coin TypeHalf Crown (Silver)
Issued1935
MonarchKing George V
EffigyKing George V - Crowned Bust, by Percy Metcalfe
Face Value2 1/2 (x Shilling)
Total Mintage612,364
CurrentNo; demonetised 1967
MaterialSilver
DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size32.0000 mm
Mass14.1000 g
OCC IDJWMR-AOQP-CNBZ-EYPL
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Half Crown 1935: Photos
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Half Crown 1935: Photo Proof Coin - 1/2 Crown, New Zealand, 1935 / thumbnail Proof Coin - 1/2 Crown, New Zealand, 1935
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Notes: Proof.
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Half Crown 1935: Photo Proof Coin - 1/2 Crown, New Zealand, 1935 / thumbnail Proof Coin - 1/2 Crown, New Zealand, 1935
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Proof.
Source
Half Crown 1935: Catalogue Reference IDs