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Prior to 1933 United Kingdom currency was
the official legal tender of New Zealand,
although Australian coins and notes were
also generally accepted.
The first New Zealand threepence was
minted in 1933. The threepence ran until
1965, when New Zealand stopped minting
pre-decimal coins in preparation for
decimilisation in 1967.
Dates not minted: 1938, 1949
All Coin Values resource
1933 to 1965
What is a New Zealand threepence worth?
Values, specifications, and images for New Zealand three pence coins from
1933 to 1965.
The New Zealand threepence obverse
features the United Kingdom monarch
of the time.
The reverse design shows two crossed patu
(carved Maori weapons) with thong wrist
straps. The words 'NEW ZEALAND 3d' are
above the main design, with the date below.
3 pennies = 1 threepence = 1/4 of a shilling
= 1/80 of a pound
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