Sixpence 1946, Coin from New Zealand - detailed information

Sixpence 1946, Coin from New Zealand (demonetised 2006)
CoinSixpence 1946

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage2,120,000 (2.1 million), Rarity: C (Common)
Obverse
New Zealand / Sixpence 1946 - obverse photo

Bare head of King George VI facing left; around, the monarch's legend GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR; below the neck truncation in small letters are the artist's initials HP (for [Thomas] Humphrey Paget).

Obverse Inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse
New Zealand / Sixpence 1946 - reverse photo

A huia bird perched on a branch facing right; around above, NEW ZEALAND; around below, the denomination and date, SIXPENCE 1946; below the centre of the branch, in small letters, the artist's initials KG (for [George] Kruger Gray).

Reverse Inscription NEW ZEALAND SIXPENCE 1946
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Sixpence 1946: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Sixpence 1946: References to Information Used
Sixpence 1946 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 130.24 131.21 132.18 133.15
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 78.40 77.17 75.94 74.71
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 44.77 44.32 43.86 43.40
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 11.76 11.58 11.39 11.21
Royal MintFine (F) 4.19 4.22 4.25 4.29
Sixpence 1946 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: US Dollar (USD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintProofProof 266.06 256.91 247.75 238.60
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 54.55 52.86 51.17 49.48
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 38.82 37.60 36.39 35.17
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 18.04 17.64 17.24 16.84
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 7.55 7.45 7.34 7.24
Royal MintFine (F) 2.46 2.62 2.78 2.94
Historic values in NZD for Sixpence 1946 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Sixpence 1946 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Sixpence 1946 / Proof / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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All (31) Coins of Country: New Zealand, Type: Sixpence
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Sixpence 1933 3,000,020 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Percy Metcalfe GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1934 3,600,020 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Percy Metcalfe GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1935 560,364 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Percy Metcalfe GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1936 1,580,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Percy Metcalfe GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1937 1,280,000 King George VI - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1939 700,000 King George VI - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1940 800,000 King George VI - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1941 440,000 King George VI - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1942 360,000 King George VI - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1943 1,800,000 King George VI - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1944 1,160,000 King George VI - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1945 940,000 King George VI - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1946 2,120,000 King George VI - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1947 3,200,020 King George VI - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1948 2,000,000 King George VI - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Sixpence 1950 800,000 King George VI - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Sixpence 1951 1,800,000 King George VI - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Sixpence 1952 3,200,000 King George VI - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Sixpence 1953 1,207,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1954 1,200,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1955 1,600,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1956 2,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1957 2,400,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1958 3,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1959 2,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1960 1,600,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1961 800,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1962 1,200,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1963 800,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1964 3,800,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1965 8,625,010 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
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Sixpence 1946: Details
CountryNew Zealand
CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Coin TypeSixpence (Silver)
Issued1946
MonarchKing George VI
EffigyKing George VI - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Face Value6 (x Penny)
Mintage2,120,000 (2.1 million), Rarity: C (Common)
CurrentNo; demonetised 2006
Material0.500 Silver
DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)19
Mass (g)2.9000
OCC IDXGAV-POXA-CPWY-EMDY
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Sixpence 1946: Photos
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GEORGE VI, sixpence, 1946
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GEORGE VI, sixpence, 1946
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Sixpence 1946: Catalogue Reference IDs