Wondering what a New Zealand pre-decimal coin might be worth?
Values, mintages, images, and specifications for New Zealand
predecimal coins from 1933 to 1965
All Coin Values resource website
New Zealand predecimal coins
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For the purposes of New Zealand currency, the
pre-decimal era relates to coins minted between
1933 and 1965.
Prior to 1933, United Kingdom coinage was the
official legal tender in New Zealand, however
Australian coins were also used in lower volumes.
The New Zealand pre-decimal period spanned
the reign of 4 monarchs:
- King George V from 1933 to 1936
- King Edward VIII 1936, (no coins minted)
- King George VI from 1937 to 1952
- Queen Elizabeth II from 1953 to 1965
The last pre-decimal coins were manufactured for 1965, prior to
New Zealand's conversion to decimal currency in 1967: 'Decimilisation'.
Early New Zealand coins and banknotes
were often very low mintage, due to the
low demand for circulating currency,
New Zealand having a relatively small population, when compared to other
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