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Coin: Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only)
Description

Not issued for general circulation; in mint sets only.

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Face value2 1/2 (x Shilling) TypeHalf Crown (CuproNickel)
Year1965 CurrentNo (demonetised 1967)
Mintage225,010 (225010)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 225,010 (225010)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)32 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)14.1000
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

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 1965; in small letters to right of date the artist's initials KG (for [George] Kruger Gray).

Reverse inscriptionNEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN 1965
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only): Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Prooflike 25,000 (included in main number) (hover mouse for text)
Proof 10 (included in main number)
Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only): Photos
Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only): Photo New Zealand 1965 1/2 crown
New Zealand 1965 1/2 crown
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Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only): Photo New Zealand 1965 1/2 crown
New Zealand 1965 1/2 crown
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Author:
Notes: Proof.
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Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 29.2
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide183
Australian Coin ChartNHC21
Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only): References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Mint
Reserve Bank of New Zealand 15 Oct 2014 Mintage link Circulation mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Proof and prooflike mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof and prooflike
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 - Valuations
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Valuations
Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only) / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: NZD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 10.26 10.28 10.30 10.31
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 8.97 8.88 8.80 8.72
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 7.89 7.78 7.68 7.57
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 7.06 7.03 6.99 6.96
Royal MintFine (F) 6.86 6.75 6.64 6.54
Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only) / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
Royal MintProoflikeBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 5.03 4.99 4.94 4.89
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 4.58 4.45 4.31 4.18
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 3.54 3.43 3.32 3.21
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 2.86 2.75 2.63 2.51
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 2.08 2.00 1.92 1.85
Royal MintFine (F) 1.28 1.27 1.27 1.26
Historic values in NZD for Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only) / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only) / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only) / Prooflike / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only): Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
Coins New Zealand > NZ Pre Decimal coins (1933 to 1965) > Halfcrown > 1965
Half Crown 1965 (mint sets only): Some useful external links
New Zealand 1965 1/2 crown - CoinFactsWiki
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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)