5 Dollars Elizabeth II

Features

Country New Zealand
Issuing bank Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1981-1992
Value 5 Dollars
5 NZD = 3.57 USD
Currency Dollar (1967-date)
Composition Paper
Size 148 × 74 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 171
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II at centre right

Lettering:
THIS NOTE IS LEGAL TENDER FOR

FIVE DOLLARS

RESERVE BANK OF NEW ZEALAND

Reverse

The reverse features flora and fauna of New Zealand. Representing the former is the kowhai, a flowering tree belonging to the legume family. As for the latter, the tui, a small bird of the Australasian honeyeater family, and one of two only found in New Zealand.

Lettering:
FIVE DOLLARS

RESERVE BANK OF NEW ZEALAND

KOWHAI

TUI

Watermark

James Cook

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1981-1985)  27% P#171a Signature: H. R. Hardie with title: CHIEF CASHIER
ND (1985-1989)  42% P#171b Signature: S. T. Russell with title: GOVERNOR
ND (1989-1992)  50% P#171c Signature: D. T. Brash

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