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SKU: 13500 Category:

New Zealand, Proof Florin 1953

$70

Scarce proof issue.

SKU: 13500 Category:

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Description

New Zealand State.

Pound Sterling Coinage.

1953 Proof Florin.

Coronation issue, mintage 7,000.

Obverse: Young laureate bust of HM Queen Elizabeth II right.

Engraver: Mary Gillick, M.G. initials on truncation.

Legend: + QUEEN·ELIZABETH·THE·SECOND

Reverse: Kiwi bird left, legend above, denomination and date below.

Engraver: George Kruger Gray, K.G initials after the date.

Catalogue: KM# 28.1

Royal mint, Tower Hill, London.

Coppe-Nickel, 11.31g, 28.58mm, milled edge.

These coins were issued in Coronation sets, the coins were not protected in capsules so were prone to movement, resulting in less than perfect proof conditions.

 

 

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