Information about effigy: Portrait by James Berry

Portrait by James Berry
New Zealand / One Dollar 1980 Fantail

Reginald George James Berry’s design of the Queen’s head was incorporated on New Zealand commemorative large dollar coins from 1979 to 1982. The design was unique to New Zealand and depicted the Queen wearing the Russian Fringe Tiara, which was originally given by the "Ladies in Society" to Queen Alexandra on her Silver Wedding anniversary in 1888. Berry completed more than 1,000 stamp and coin designs in his lifetime.

Portrait by James Berry - Example/s on coins
New Zealand / One Dollar 1980 Fantail

Queen Elizabeth II - portrait by James Berry

New Zealand / One Dollar 1980 Fantail

The effigy of Queen Elizabeth II by James Berry was only used for a short time, only on one-dollar (Crown-sized) coins of New Zealand.

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Portrait by James Berry: Details
Year1979
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