1 Shilling, Issued by New Zealand, 1956
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Laureate bust right; around, + QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND; artist's initials incuse on neck truncation, MG (Mary Gillick)

Reverse Description

A figure of a Maori warrior in warlike attitude crouching to left carrying a taiahat; above, NEW ZEALAND; below, ONE SHILLING 1956; at left above ground line in small letters the artist's initials KG (Kruger Gray)

Edge Description



Shoulder strap added to obverse design

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