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Coin: Shilling 1961
Description

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Face value1 (x Shilling) TypeShilling (CuproNickel)
Year1961 CurrentNo (demonetised 2006)
Mintage400,000 (400000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 400,000 (400000)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.6500
Obverse

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

A figure of a Maori warrior in warlike attitude crouching to left carrying a taiaha (traditional Maori weapon); around above, NEW ZEALAND; around below, the denomination and date ONE SHILLING 1961; at left above the ground line in small letters the artist's initials KG (for [George] Kruger Gray).

Reverse inscriptionNEW ZEALAND ONE SHILLING 1961
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Shilling 1961: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Shilling 1961: Photos
Shilling 1961: Photo Coin - 1 Shilling, New Zealand, 1961
Coin - 1 Shilling, New Zealand, 1961
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Shilling 1961: Photo Coin - 1 Shilling, New Zealand, 1961
Coin - 1 Shilling, New Zealand, 1961
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Shilling 1961: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 27.2
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide135
Australian Coin ChartNB29
Shilling 1961: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 Mint
Reserve Bank of New Zealand 15 Oct 2014 Mintage link Circulation mintage
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 Mintage
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Mintage
Australian Coin Chart 1966 Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins 1988 Varieties Proof
John Bertrand, New Zealand Coin and Banknote Catalogue 1965 - Valuations
Renniks, New Zealand Coinage Guide 1965 - 1966 Valuations
Shilling 1961 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: NZD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 40.15 39.89 39.63 39.38
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 29.40 28.94 28.48 28.02
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 14.70 14.47 14.24 14.01
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 7.06 7.03 6.99 6.96
Royal MintFine (F) 2.94 2.89 2.85 2.80
Shilling 1961 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Years
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
Royal MintProofProof 310.41 299.73 289.04 278.36
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 16.95 16.19 15.44 14.69
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 10.35 9.98 9.61 9.24
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 4.50 4.39 4.29 4.19
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 0.65 0.66 0.68 0.69
Royal MintFine (F) 0.20 0.20 0.19 0.19
Historic values in NZD for Shilling 1961 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Shilling 1961 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Shilling 1961 / Proof / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Shilling 1961: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
Coins New Zealand > NZ Pre Decimal coins (1933 to 1965) > Shilling > 1961
Shilling 1961: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 1 Shilling, New Zealand, 1961
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List of all (28) coins of type: New Zealand / Shilling
Shilling 1933 Shilling 1934 Shilling 1935 Shilling 1937 Shilling 1940 Shilling 1941
Shilling 1942 Shilling 1943 Shilling 1944 Shilling 1945 Shilling 1946 Shilling 1947
Shilling 1948 Shilling 1950 Shilling 1951 Shilling 1952 Shilling 1953 Shilling 1955
Shilling 1956 Shilling 1957 Shilling 1958 Shilling 1959 Shilling 1960 Shilling 1961
Shilling 1962 Shilling 1963 Shilling 1964 Shilling 1965