New Zealand: Coin Sixpence 1936 - detailed information

New Zealand: Coin Sixpence 1936
CoinSixpence 1936

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
New Zealand / Sixpence 1936 - obverse photo

Crowned and draped bust of King George V facing left (portrait by Percy Metcalfe) extending to the rim of the coin; the designer's initials are not displayed. Around, divided by the bust, the monarch's legend: GEORGE V KING EMPEROR.

Obverse Inscription GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Reverse
New Zealand / Sixpence 1936 - reverse photo

A huia bird perched on a branch facing right; around above, NEW ZEALAND; around below, the denomination and date, SIXPENCE 1936; below the centre of the branch, in small letters, the artist's initials KG (for [George] Kruger Gray).

Reverse Inscription NEW ZEALAND SIXPENCE 1936
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Notes

All catalogues show mintage of 1,480,000 which is at variance with the number of 1,580,000 provided by the statistics of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

Sixpence 1936: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Sixpence 1936: 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
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
Sixpence 1936 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 472.79 477.73 482.67 487.61
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 151.05 150.15 149.26 148.36
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 79.75 78.99 78.23 77.47
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 16.84 15.36 13.89 12.41
Royal MintFine (F) 4.19 4.22 4.25 4.29
Sixpence 1936 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: US Dollar (USD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 104.79 99.89 94.99 90.09
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 59.31 56.98 54.64 52.31
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 29.76 28.66 27.57 26.47
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 10.75 10.49 10.22 9.96
Royal MintFine (F) 3.07 3.30 3.52 3.75
Historic values in NZD for Sixpence 1936 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Sixpence 1936 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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All Coins of Country: New Zealand, Type: Sixpence (31)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Sixpence 1933 3,000,020 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1934 3,600,020 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1935 560,364 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1936 1,580,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1937 1,280,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1939 700,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1940 800,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1941 440,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1942 360,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1943 1,800,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1944 1,160,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1945 940,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1946 2,120,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1947 3,200,020 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1948 2,000,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Sixpence 1950 800,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Sixpence 1951 1,800,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Sixpence 1952 3,200,000 King George VI by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Sixpence 1953 1,207,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1954 1,200,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1955 1,600,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1956 2,000,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1957 2,400,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1958 3,000,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1959 2,000,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1960 1,600,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1961 800,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1962 1,200,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1963 800,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1964 3,800,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1965 8,625,010 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1936: Details
CountryNew Zealand
CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Coin TypeSixpence (Silver)
Issued1936
MonarchKing George V
EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust)
Face Value6 (x Penny)
CurrentNo (demonetised 2006)
Mintage1,580,000 (1.6 million)
RarityC (Common)
Material0.500 Silver
DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)19
Mass (g)2.9000
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Sixpence 1936: Photos
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Coin - 6 Pence, New Zealand, 1936
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Sixpence 1936: Catalogue Reference IDs