New Zealand 1967 dollar
In 1967, New Zealand abandoned the sterling coinage she had used since the days of Captain Cook and adopted the decimal dollar and cent. This dollar was struck in 1967 and, in slightly modified form, 1971-76. Coinage, formerly obtained exclusively from the London mint, is divided among that mint and the Canberra mint and Ottawa mint.
Recorded mintage: 250,000 plus 50,000 specimens for sets.
Specification: copper-nickel, 38 mm diameter, designed by Arnold Machin and William Gardner.
Catalog reference: KM 38.1.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.