Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
|Value||50 Cents (0.50 NZD)|
|Composition||Bimetallic: gold (.9167) centre in gold (.375) ring (outer ring is white gold)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
|Demonetized||31 October 2006|
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Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Third crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing the King George IV State Diadem, legend around, date below.
ELIZABETH II · NEW ZEALAND
· 1994 ·
The barque HMS Endeavour, commanded by Capt. James Cook on his first exploration of the Pacific in 1769-1771, sailing to the right, passing in front of Mount Taranaki (Mount Egmont), denomination above left, legend below.
This bimetallic coin was struck by the Royal Mint and issued by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand in 1994 to Commemorate 225 years since Lt. James Cook left England to explore the Pacific in 1769. The coin was issued in three different versions. This is the Gold Proof version made from a 22 carat yellow gold inner ring and a 9 carat white gold outer ring. It was issued in a capsule in a plush red box with certificate.
The other versions of the coin were a base metal bimetalic and a silver proof with base metal inner ring.
|1994||500||Proof in red case|
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