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Coin: One Dollar 1991

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Dollar
Face value1 (x Dollar) TypeOne Dollar (small)
Year1991 CurrentYes
Mintage10,035,000 (10.0 million)
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 10,000,000 (10.0 million)
Royal Australian Mint No mint mark 35,000 (35000)
MaterialAluminium-Bronze DesignerRobert Maurice Conly
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23 Thickness (mm)2.7400
Mass (g)8

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II wearing necklace facing right (effigy known as the "Third portrait"); around, ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND; below, the date 1991. Incuse in tiny letters on neck truncation, RDM (for Raphael David Maklouf).

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1991

At centre within four fronds of the silver fern (Cyathea dealbata), a kiwi bird facing left; below, the denomination ONE DOLLAR.

Reverse inscriptionONE DOLLAR
EdgeMilled (interrupted, in eight sections) Edge inscriptionNone

The Royal Australian Mint produced 20,000 brilliant uncirculated sets and 15,000 proof sets.

One Dollar 1991: Known varieties
In sets (Royal Australian Mint) 20,000 (included in main number)
Proof (Royal Australian Mint) 15,000 (included in main number)
One Dollar 1991: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 78
One Dollar 1991: References to Information Used
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Mint link
Royal Australian Mint 1991 Mint Proof and sets mint
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Mintage link Circulation mintage
Royal Australian Mint 1991 Mintage Proof and sets mintage
Royal Australian Mint 1991 Varieties Proof and sets
One Dollar 1991: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 1 Dollar, New Zealand, 1991
Royal Mint Bullion
Royal Mint Bullion
List of all (55) coins of type: New Zealand / One Dollar
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