New Zealand 1935 crown

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Ponterio sale 173, lot 1584
New Zealand 1935 crown rev Ponterio 173-1584.jpg

This specimen was lot 1584 in Ponterio sale 173 (New York, January 2013), where it sold for $5,581. The catalog description[1] noted, "NEW ZEALAND. Crown, 1935. PCGS PROOF-63 CAMEO. Treaty of Waitangi. Mintage of only 468 pieces. Sharply struck and very attractive." This low mintage coin has always been popular and expensive tho not difficult to obtain for those possessing the necessary spondulix.

Recorded mintage: 660 plus 468 proofs.

Specification: 28.28 g, .500 fine silver, 38.8 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM-6.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio Sale 173: The January NYINC 2013 Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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