||Mintage||1,580,000, Rarity: C (Common)
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.
||GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
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).
||NEW ZEALAND SIXPENCE 1936
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.