1 Penny Milner & Thompson, Christchurch

1 Penny (Milner & Thompson, Christchurch) -  obverse1 Penny (Milner & Thompson, Christchurch) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer New Zealand
Type Token
Year 1881
Value 1 Penny (1⁄240)
Currency Trade tokens (1857-1881)
Composition Copper
Weight 13.4 g
Diameter 34 mm
Thickness 2.35 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 27273
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References R# 370,
Michael T. Pitt, Paul Bickerton, Mike Loy, Simon Gray; 2012. Renniks Australian & New Zealand Tokens Values. Renniks Publications, Banksmeadow, New South Wales, Australia.
KM# Tn49
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Maori warrior holding shield and spear with Moko on face

Script: Latin

Lettering: ADVANCE NEW ZEALAND

Reverse

Maori warrior standing holding shield, spear and patu with palm tree, kiwi, mountains and Waka in background

Script: Latin

Lettering: NEW ZEALAND

Comments

Andrews catalogue number A#378

Rarity: R1 - Most Frequently Seen

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1881 

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