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New Zealand coin values
The first New Zealand coinage was
minted in 1933.
Pre-decimal currency was used from
1933 to 1965, based on the United
Kingdom's monetary system, with
the same denominations and
1 penny = 1/12 of a shilling
= 1/240 of a pound
New Zealand adopted the decimal system in
1967, replacing the penny with the cent, and
the pound with the dollar.
The ratio changed from 1:240 to 1:100.
Circulation issue denominations introduced
in 1967 were: one cent, two cent, five cent,
ten cent, twenty cent, and fifty cent, with one
and two dollar coins introduced in 1990.
Circulation issue one and two cent coins
were last minted in 1987, prior to being
demonitised in 1990.
Prior to 1933, New Zealand's
official currency was United
Kingdom coinage, although
Australian coinage was also
The New Zealand threepence,
sixpence, shilling, florin, and
half-crown were introduced
in 1933, the crown in 1935,
and the halfpenny and penny
in 1940, replacing their UK
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