New Zealand: Coin Halfpenny 1965 - detailed information

New Zealand: Coin Halfpenny 1965
CoinHalfpenny 1965

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
New Zealand / Halfpenny 1965 - obverse photo

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
New Zealand / Halfpenny 1965 - reverse photo

At centre, between two Māori scroll designs, a tiki (Māori carved figure); around, NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY; below, the date 1965.

Reverse Inscription NEW ZEALAND HALF PENNY 1965
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
Halfpenny 1965: Known varieties
Variety Prooflike
Mintage 25,000 (included in total)
DetailsEarlier versions of some catalogues list this as "proof".
Variety Proof
Mintage 10 (included in total)
Variety Mule with UK obverse
Mintage unknown (included in total)
Halfpenny 1965: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
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 Prooflike, Proof mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof, Prooflike
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 2016 Varieties Mule with UK obverse
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 - Valuations
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Valuations
Halfpenny 1965 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3.92 3.86 3.80 3.74
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 4.02 4.00 3.98 3.96
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 3.98 3.95 3.91 3.87
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 3.99 3.95 3.91 3.88
Royal MintFine (F) 2.10 2.11 2.13 2.14
Halfpenny 1965 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: US Dollar (USD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
See FAQ before use! This is not a proper prediction!
Royal MintProofProof 9.62 9.43 9.24 9.04
Royal MintProoflikeBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 0.94 0.89 0.84 0.80
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1.77 1.62 1.48 1.33
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 0.43 0.41 0.39 0.37
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 0.20 0.19 0.19 0.19
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 0.15 0.14 0.14 0.14
Royal MintFine (F) 0.10 0.10 0.09 0.09
Historic values in NZD for Halfpenny 1965 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Halfpenny 1965 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Halfpenny 1965 / Proof / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Halfpenny 1965 / Prooflike / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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All Coins of Country: New Zealand, Type: Halfpenny (24)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Halfpenny 1940 3,432,005 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Halfpenny 1941 960,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Halfpenny 1942 1,920,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Halfpenny 1944 2,035,200 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Halfpenny 1945 1,516,800 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Halfpenny 1946 3,120,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Halfpenny 1947 2,726,400 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Halfpenny 1949 1,766,400 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Halfpenny 1950 1,425,600 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Halfpenny 1951 2,342,400 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Halfpenny 1952 2,400,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Halfpenny 1953 727,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1954 240,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1955 240,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1956 1,200,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1957 1,440,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1958 1,920,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1959 1,920,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1960 2,400,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1961 2,880,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1962 2,880,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1963 1,680,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1964 2,880,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Halfpenny 1965 5,225,010 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
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Halfpenny 1965: Details
CountryNew Zealand
CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Coin TypeHalfpenny
Issued1965
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait)
Face Value1/2 (x Penny)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1967)
Mintage5,225,010 (5.2 million)
RarityC (Common)
MaterialBronze
DesignerLeonard Cornwall Mitchell
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)25.4800
Mass (g)5.6699
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Halfpenny 1965: Photos
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Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1965
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Coin - 1/2 Penny, New Zealand, 1965
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Halfpenny 1965: Catalogue Reference IDs