Sixpence 1965, Coin from New Zealand - detailed information

Sixpence 1965, Coin from New Zealand (demonetised 2006)
CoinSixpence 1965

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage8,625,010 (8.6 million), Rarity: C (Common)
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Obverse
New Zealand / Sixpence 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 / Sixpence 1965 - reverse photo

A huia bird perched on a branch facing right; around above, NEW ZEALAND; around below, the denomination and date, SIXPENCE 1965; below the centre of the branch, in small letters, the artist's initials KG (for [George] Kruger Gray).

Reverse Inscription NEW ZEALAND SIXPENCE 1965
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Sixpence 1965: Known varieties
Variety Broken wing
Mintage Issued: 200,000 (included in total)
Details

Probably caused by a filled die, this variety has a defective-looking wing of the bird on the reverse.

Variety Prooflike
Mintage Issued: 25,000 (included in total)
Details

These coins were listed as "proof" in older catalogues.

Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: 10 (included in total)
Sixpence 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 mintages
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Prooflike, Proof
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
Sixpence 1965 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintBroken wingUncirculated (UNC) 100.37 99.73 99.08 98.44
Royal MintBroken wingAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 39.20 38.58 37.97 37.36
Royal MintBroken wingExtra Fine (EF, XF) 13.33 12.55 11.78 11.00
Royal MintBroken wingVery Fine (VF) 9.25 8.88 8.51 8.14
Royal MintBroken wingFine (F) 7.84 7.72 7.59 7.47
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 4.01 3.99 3.96 3.94
Royal MintAlmost Uncirculated (aUNC) 2.07 1.93 1.78 1.64
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 2.17 2.06 1.95 1.84
Royal MintVery Fine (VF) 2.19 2.08 1.98 1.88
Royal MintFine (F) 1.96 1.93 1.90 1.87
Sixpence 1965 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: US Dollar (USD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintBroken wingBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 35.97 34.79 33.61 32.43
Royal MintBroken wingUncirculated (UNC) 24.14 22.77 21.40 20.03
Royal MintBroken wingExtra Fine (EF, XF) 10.19 9.73 9.27 8.80
Royal MintBroken wingVery Fine (VF) 5.60 5.26 4.93 4.60
Royal MintBroken wingFine (F) 3.42 3.36 3.30 3.24
Royal MintProoflikeBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 0.97 0.96 0.94 0.92
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 0.81 0.77 0.73 0.68
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 0.38 0.36 0.33 0.30
Royal MintExtra Fine (EF, XF) 0.11 0.11 0.12 0.12
Historic values in NZD for Sixpence 1965 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in NZD for Sixpence 1965 / Broken wing / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Sixpence 1965 / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Sixpence 1965 / Prooflike / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Sixpence 1965 / Broken wing / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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All (31) coins of type: Sixpence
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Sixpence 1933 3,000,020 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Metcalfe GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1934 3,600,020 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Metcalfe GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1935 560,364 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Metcalfe GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1936 1,580,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Metcalfe GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1937 1,280,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1939 700,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1940 800,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1941 440,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1942 360,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1943 1,800,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1944 1,160,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1945 940,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1946 2,120,000 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1947 3,200,020 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Sixpence 1948 2,000,000 King George VI - Bare Head KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Sixpence 1950 800,000 King George VI - Bare Head KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Sixpence 1951 1,800,000 King George VI - Bare Head KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Sixpence 1952 3,200,000 King George VI - Bare Head KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Sixpence 1953 1,207,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1954 1,200,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1955 1,600,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1956 2,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1957 2,400,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1958 3,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1959 2,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1960 1,600,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1961 800,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1962 1,200,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1963 800,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1964 3,800,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
Sixpence 1965 8,625,010 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND +
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Sixpence 1965: Details
CountryNew Zealand
CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Coin TypeSixpence (CuproNickel)
Issued1965
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick
Face Value6 (x Penny)
Total Mintage8,625,010 (8.6 million), Rarity: C (Common)
CurrentNo; demonetised 2006
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size19.000 mm
Mass2.900 g
OCC IDZQRA-POBN-CXGZ-OYJD
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Sixpence 1965: Photos
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Coin - 6 Pence, New Zealand, 1965
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Coin - 6 Pence, New Zealand, 1965
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Sixpence 1965: Catalogue Reference IDs