Penny 1960, Coin from New Zealand - detailed information

Penny 1960, Coin from New Zealand (demonetised 1967)
CoinPenny 1960

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage 7,200,000 (7.2 million) , Rarity: C (Common)
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Obverse
New Zealand / Penny 1960 - 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 / Penny 1960 - reverse photo

A tui (bird) perched facing left in a setting of yellow kowhai blossoms; around, NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY 1960.

Reverse Inscription NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY 1960
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Penny 1960: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: unknown
Penny 1960: References to Information Used
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 1960: Details
CountryNew Zealand
CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Coin TypePenny
Issued1960
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick
Face Value1 (x Penny)
Total Mintage7,200,000 (7.2 million), Rarity: C (Common)
CurrentNo; demonetised 1967
MaterialBronze
DesignerLeonard Cornwall Mitchell
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size30.8600 mm
Mass9.4498 g
OCC IDNRWK-ZEJN-CQAX-EXGL
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