An affordable reminder of New Zealand's early currency heritage, we are delighted to unveil the Elizabeth II Predecimal Coin Set!
- An affordable reminder of New Zealand's early currency
- Includes an overview of the first national currency system of New Zealand
- This set includes the half crown, halfpenny, penny, threepence, sixpence, shilling and florin which were issued in 1953- 1965
- Each coin is in highly collectable average circulated condition.
A definitive overview of the first national currency system of New Zealand, which issued its first distinctive national coinage in 1933, the 1953-65 Elizabeth II Predecimal Coin Set comprise examples of the nation's seven standard predecimal denominations. Headlined by the high denomination half crown, this set also includes the halfpenny, penny, threepence, sixpence, shilling and florin, with each coin in highly collectable average circulated condition.
In this case, the seven coins are secured within see-both-sides archival quality bubble, and then housed in a beautifully illustrated mint set style pack featuring extensive information on New Zealand's first national coinage.
The impressive presentation confirms the excellent collector value of the 1953-65 Elizabeth II Predecimal Coin Set.
|Half-Crown||Ensigns armorial of the Dominion on their shield (quarterings depicting the Southern Cross, a wheat sheaf, a lamb suspended by a ribbon and mining hammers crossed divided by three ships) surmounted by the Royal Crown and surrounded by ornamentation inspired by Māori carvings|
|Florin||A kiwi (bird) facing left|
|Shilling||A figure of a Māori warrior in warlike attitude carrying a taiaha|
|Sixpence||A huia (bird) perched on a branch|
|Threepence||Two carved patu (Māori weapons) crossed with lanyards or throngs attached, with “3d” between their blades|
|Penny||A tui (bird) perched in a setting of yellow kowhai blossoms|
|Halfpenny||A Māori hei-tiki (Māori charm) with Māori ornamental scrolls on each side|