1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 2nd Portrait; Coronation Jubilee, Silver Proof

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (2nd Portrait; Coronation Jubilee, Silver Proof) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (2nd Portrait; Coronation Jubilee, Silver Proof) -  reverse

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Features

Country New Zealand
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1978
Value 1 Dollar
1 NZD = 0.72 USD
Currency Dollar (1967-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 27.3 g
Diameter 38.7 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 47a
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

25th anniversary of the Coronation of Elizabeth II

Obverse

Second crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, legend around, date below.

Lettering:
·ELIZABETH II QUEEN OF NEW ZEALAND·
EIIR CORONATION
2 June, 1953
1978

Designer: Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

The east view of the "Beehive", the new executive wing of the Parliament Buildings, Wellington, with the main steps of the present House of Representatives building to the right. The border pattern is repeated 125 times, representing the continuous years of Representative Government in New Zealand since 1854.

Lettering:
NEW ZEALAND PARLIAMENT JB
ONE DOLLAR

Designer: George James Berry

Reginald George James Berry OBE was a New Zealand artist, noted for creating a large number of postage stamp and coin designs. He was born in London in 1906, and emigrated to New Zealand in 1925.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa, Canada (1908-date)

Comments

This crown-sized silver proof dollar coin commemorates the 25th anniversary of the coronation of Elizabeth II on the 2nd June, 1953.
It was struck by the Royal Canadian Mint. It was issued in a plush case and in the annual year proof set.

A copper-nickel version of the coin was also issued (see link)

See also

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1978  18 000 19.46 100% Proof in Case
1978  15 000 0% Proof Year Set

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