Penny 1945, Coin from New Zealand - detailed information

Penny 1945, Coin from New Zealand (demonetised 1967)
CoinPenny 1945

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage4,764,000 (4.8 million), Rarity: C (Common)
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Obverse
New Zealand / Penny 1945 - obverse photo

Bare head of King George VI facing left; around, the monarch's legend GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR; below the neck truncation in small letters are the artist's initials HP (for [Thomas] Humphrey Paget).

Obverse Inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse
New Zealand / Penny 1945 - reverse photo

A tui (bird) perched facing left in a setting of yellow kowhai blossoms; around, NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY 1945.

Reverse Inscription NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY 1945
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Penny 1945: Known varieties
Variety Burnished
Mintage Issued: unknown
Details

An unknown number of pennies were burnished at the mint.

Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: unknown
Penny 1945: References to Information Used
Penny 1945 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintBurnishedBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 419.86 414.51 409.16 403.81
Royal MintBurnishedUncirculated (UNC) 264.90 256.49 248.09 239.69
Royal MintBurnishedAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 269.48 265.26 261.05 256.83
Royal MintBurnishedExtra Fine (EF, XF) 146.99 144.69 142.39 140.09
Royal MintBurnishedFine (F) 3.96 3.92 3.87 3.82
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 89.55 88.63 87.72 86.81
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 54.53 53.84 53.14 52.44
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 54.57 53.96 53.35 52.74
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 24.50 24.12 23.73 23.35
Royal MintFine (F) 2.10 2.11 2.13 2.14
Penny 1945 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: US Dollar (USD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintBurnishedBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 222.19 214.42 206.65 198.87
Royal MintBurnishedUncirculated (UNC) 134.70 126.19 117.69 109.19
Royal MintBurnishedExtra Fine (EF, XF) 83.50 80.23 76.96 73.70
Royal MintProofProof 274.98 267.89 260.80 253.71
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 37.44 35.64 33.83 32.03
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 20.70 19.78 18.86 17.94
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 7.07 6.85 6.64 6.42
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 0.39 0.38 0.37 0.36
Royal MintFine (F) 0.20 0.20 0.20 0.20
Historic values in NZD for Penny 1945 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in NZD for Penny 1945 / Burnished / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Penny 1945 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Penny 1945 / Proof / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Penny 1945 / Burnished / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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All (25) coins of type: Penny
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Penny 1940 5,424,005 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Penny 1941 1,200,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Penny 1942 3,120,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Penny 1943 8,400,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Penny 1944 3,696,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Penny 1945 4,764,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Penny 1946 6,720,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Penny 1947 5,880,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Penny 1949 2,016,000 King George VI - Bare Head KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Penny 1950 5,784,000 King George VI - Bare Head KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Penny 1951 6,888,000 King George VI - Bare Head KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Penny 1952 10,800,000 King George VI - Bare Head KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Penny 1953 2,407,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Penny 1954 1,080,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Penny 1955 3,720,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Penny 1956 3,600,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Penny 1957 2,400,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Penny 1958 10,800,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Penny 1959 8,400,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Penny 1960 7,200,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Penny 1961 7,200,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Penny 1962 6,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Penny 1963 2,400,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Penny 1964 18,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Penny 1965 (mint sets only) 225,010 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
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Penny 1945: Details
CountryNew Zealand
CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Coin TypePenny
Issued1945
MonarchKing George VI
EffigyKing George VI - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Face Value1 (x Penny)
Total Mintage4,764,000 (4.8 million), Rarity: C (Common)
CurrentNo; demonetised 1967
MaterialBronze
DesignerLeonard Cornwall Mitchell
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size30.860 mm
Mass9.450 g
OCC IDJWMR-AOQP-CAPG-EYPL
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Penny 1945: Photos
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GEORGE VI, penny, 1945
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GEORGE VI, penny, 1945
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