George VI became King after his brother,
King Edward VIII, abdicated in 1936.
George VI's reign oversaw the continued dismantling of the British Empire and it's transformation in to the Commonwealth.
30 pennies = 2 shillings and 6 pence
= 1 half crown = 1/8 of a pound
The first King George VI NZ half crown
was minted in 1937, and the last in 1951.
Dates not minted: 1938, 1939, 1952
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All Coin Values resource
NZ 1/2 crown
1937 to 1951
What is a King George VI New Zealand half crown worth?
Values, specifications, and images for New Zealand half-crown coins from
1937 to 1951.
The King George VI era New Zealand
half crown obverse features the bare head
of George VI, facing left.
The reverse shows the NZ Shield of Arms
with Maori designs, the Southern Cross,
a sheaf of wheat, a lamb suspended by a
ribbon, and mining hammers, with 3 ships
in between. Above is the royal crown.
The words 'NEW ZEALAND HALF CROWN'
and date surround the main design.
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