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3 Pence - George VI 1st type

Features

Country New Zealand
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1937-1946
Value 3 Pence = 1/4 Shilling (1/80 NZP)
Currency Pound (1840-1967)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 1.4 g
Diameter 16.3 mm
Thickness 0.96 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 7
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Uncrowned portrait of King George VI left, legend around.

Lettering: GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR

Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget

Thomas Humphrey Paget OBE was an English medal and coin designer and modeller. Paget's designs are indicated by the initials 'HP'. Paget was first approached by the Royal Mint in 1936 after the accession of King Edward VIII. Paget's recommendation had come via his earlier design for the obverse of a medal featuring the then-Prince of Wales.

Reverse

Two carved patu (Māori short-handled clubs) with legend and denomination above, date below.

Lettering:
NEW ZEALAND
3d
·1946·

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

Edge

Plain

Comments

1942 'one dot' or 'no date diamond' variety:

© Image courtesy of Colonial Collectables.com

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1937  2,880,000 0.97 2.20 2.80 3.27 25%
1937  200 0.5% Proof
1939  3,000,000 1.40 2.40 3.25 3.27 25%
1939  0.8% Proof
1940  2,000,000 0.48 1.47 1.96 4.85 7.11 7.11 17%
1940  0.5% Proof
1941  1,760,000 1.37 2.97 8.59 8.59 34.40 12%
1941  0.7% Proof
1942  3,120,000 0.97 1.27 1.79 3.38 8.71 28.37 24%
1942  250,000 39.18 97.97 3% one dot left of date
1943  4,400,000 0.69 1.22 2.31 2.52 6.07 28%
1944  2,840,000 2.62 4.36 4.87 18%
1944  0.4% Proof
1945  2,520,000 0.97 4.52 5.46 16%
1945  0.4% Proof
1946  6,080,000 0.67 1.33 2.01 2.01 4.39 28%
1946  0.7% Proof

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