New Zealand: Coin Shilling 1965 - detailed information

New Zealand: Coin Shilling 1965
CoinShilling 1965

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
New Zealand / Shilling 1965 - 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 / Shilling 1965 - reverse photo

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 1965; at left above the ground line in small letters the artist's initials KG (for [George] Kruger Gray).

Reverse Inscription NEW ZEALAND ONE SHILLING 1965
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Notes

An extra million coins were minted in 1966, dated 1965. Krause catalogues report mintage of 3,500,000 (not including proofs and prooflike), which doesn't take these into account.

Shilling 1965: Known varieties
Variety Prooflike
Mintage 25,000 (included in total)
DetailsOlder catalogues list this variety as "proof".
Variety Proof
Mintage 10 (included in total)
Variety Broken back
Mintage unknown (included in total)
DetailsOn an unknown number of coins struck this year, die degradation has lead to a "broken back" of the warrior depicted on the reverse (where his spine does not go down enough to reach the skirt).
Shilling 1965: 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 Proof and prooflike
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof and prooflike
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
Shilling 1965 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintBroken backUncirculated (UNC) 271.20 279.96 288.73 297.49
Royal MintBroken backAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 169.11 177.06 185.01 192.97
Royal MintBroken backExtra Fine (EF, XF) 116.85 123.79 130.73 137.67
Royal MintBroken backVery Fine (VF) 65.09 67.19 69.30 71.40
Royal MintBroken backFine (F) 33.82 35.41 37.00 38.59
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 5.09 5.08 5.07 5.06
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 3.92 3.86 3.80 3.74
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 2.94 2.89 2.85 2.80
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 3.02 3.00 2.99 2.97
Royal MintFine (F) 2.94 2.89 2.85 2.80
Shilling 1965 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: US Dollar (USD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintProoflikeBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1.22 1.20 1.17 1.15
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1.63 1.54 1.45 1.37
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 0.82 0.78 0.74 0.70
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 0.28 0.27 0.26 0.26
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 0.15 0.14 0.14 0.14
Royal MintFine (F) 0.10 0.10 0.09 0.09
Historic values in NZD for Shilling 1965 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in NZD for Shilling 1965 / Broken back / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Shilling 1965 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Shilling 1965 / Prooflike / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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All Coins of Country: New Zealand, Type: Shilling (28)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Shilling 1933 2,000,020 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1934 3,400,020 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1935 1,680,364 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1937 890,200 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1940 500,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1941 360,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1942 240,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1943 900,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1944 480,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1945 1,030,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1946 1,060,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1947 2,800,020 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Shilling 1948 1,000,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Shilling 1950 600,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Shilling 1951 1,200,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Shilling 1952 600,000 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Shilling 1953 207,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Shilling 1955 200,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Shilling 1956 800,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Shilling 1957 800,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Shilling 1958 1,000,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Shilling 1959 600,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Shilling 1960 600,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Shilling 1961 400,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Shilling 1962 1,000,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Shilling 1963 600,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Shilling 1964 1,400,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND +
Shilling 1965 4,525,010 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
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Shilling 1965: Details
CountryNew Zealand
CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Coin TypeShilling (CuproNickel)
Issued1965
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait)
Face Value1 (x Shilling)
CurrentNo (demonetised 2006)
Mintage4,525,010 (4.5 million)
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)23
Mass (g)5.6500
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