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.
12 pennies = 1 shilling
= 1/20 of a pound
The first King George VI NZ shilling
was minted in 1937, and the last in 1952.
Dates not minted: 1938, 1939, 1949
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All Coin Values resource
1937 to 1952
What is a King George VI New Zealand shilling worth?
Values, specifications, and images for New Zealand shilling coins from
1937 to 1952.
The King George VI era New Zealand
shilling obverse features the bare head
of George VI, facing left.
The reverse design shows a crouching
Maori warrior, holding a taiaha
The words 'NEW ZEALAND' are above
the main design, with 'ONE SHILLING'
and the date below. Further detail
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