50 Dollars - Elizabeth II


Issuer New Zealand
Issuing bank Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1981-1992
Value 50 Dollars
50 NZD = USD 32
Currency Dollar (1967-date)
Composition Paper
Size 160 × 80 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 210536
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 174
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.


Elizabeth II at centre right

Script: Latin

This note is legal tender for
Fifty Dollars
Reserve Bank of New Zealand


Morepork owl at centre and plants

Script: Latin

Fifty Dollars
Reserve Bank of New Zealand


James Cook

50 Dollars - Elizabeth II -  obverse

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H. Ray Hardie (HRH) Chief Cashier, Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Donald Thomas Brash (DTB) Governor, Reserve Bank of New Zealand


Bradbury Wilkinson and Company, United Kingdom (1856-1990)

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Date Signatures VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1981-1985)  HRH 55% P#174a
ND (1989-1992)  DTB 82% P#174b

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