Penny 1965 (mint sets only), Coin from New Zealand - detailed information

Penny 1965 (mint sets only), Coin from New Zealand (demonetised 1967)
CoinPenny 1965 (mint sets only)

Issued in mint sets only.

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage 225,010 , Rarity: C (Common)
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Obverse
New Zealand / Penny 1965 (mint sets only) - 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 1965 (mint sets only) - reverse photo

A tui (bird) perched facing left in a setting of yellow kowhai blossoms; around, NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY 1965.

Reverse Inscription NEW ZEALAND ONE PENNY 1965
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Penny 1965 (mint sets only): Known varieties
Variety Prooflike
Mintage Issued: 25,000 (included in total)
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: 10 (included in total)
Penny 1965 (mint sets only): 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 and Proof mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Prooflike, Proof
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 - Valuations
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Valuations
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 1965 (mint sets only): Details
CountryNew Zealand
CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Coin TypePenny
Issued1965
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick
Face Value1 (x Penny)
Total Mintage225,010, Rarity: C (Common)
CurrentNo; demonetised 1967
MaterialBronze
DesignerLeonard Cornwall Mitchell
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size30.8600 mm
Mass9.4498 g
OCC IDYMXK-DEKQ-CDZM-EWQJ
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Penny 1965 (mint sets only): Photos
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Penny 1965 (mint sets only): Photo Coin - 1 Penny, New Zealand, 1965 / thumbnail Coin - 1 Penny, New Zealand, 1965
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Penny 1965 (mint sets only): Catalogue Reference IDs