Coinage Proclamation 1952

  • revoked
  • Coinage Proclamation 1952: revoked, on 12 May 2011, by clause 3 of the Regulatory Reform (Revocations) Order 2011 (SR 2011/99).

Reprint
as at 12 May 2011

Coinage Proclamation 1952

(SR 1952/214)

  • Coinage Proclamation 1952: revoked, on 12 May 2011, by clause 3 of the Regulatory Reform (Revocations) Order 2011 (SR 2011/99).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

These regulations are administered in the Treasury Department.


PURSUANT to section 8 of the Coinage Act 1933 and for the purpose of determining new designs for the New Zealand coins hereinafter specified, I, Sir Humphrey Francis O'Leary, the Administrator of the Government of New Zealand, hereby proclaim as follows:—

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  • This Proclamation may be cited as the Coinage Proclamation 1952.

Part 1
New designs for cupro-nickel coins

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  • It is hereby determined that in lieu of the designs determined by the Coinage Proclamation 19471 the designs of the cupro-nickel coins the denominations of which were determined by that Proclamation shall be as follows:—

    • (a) Half-crown: Every half-crown shall have for the obverse impression the uncrowned effigy of Her Majesty the Queen with the legend Queen Elizabeth the Second and for the reverse impression the Ensigns armorial of New Zealand on their shield surmounted by the Royal Crown and surrounded by Maori carvings with the legend New Zealand Half-crown within the border and the date of the year below.

    • (b) Florin: Every florin shall have the same obverse impression and legend as the half-crown and for the reverse impression a representation of a kiwi, and the legend New Zealand above and One Florin and the date of the year below.

    • (c) Shilling: Every shilling shall have the same obverse impression and legend as the half-crown and for the reverse impression the figure of a Maori warrior in war-like attitude carrying a taiaha, on a plain ground, with the legend New Zealand above and One shilling and the date of the year below.

    • (d) Sixpence: Every sixpence shall have the same obverse impression and legend as the half-crown and for the reverse impression a representation of a huia perched on a branch with the legend New Zealand above and Sixpence and the date of the year below.

    • (e) Threepence: Every threepence shall have the same obverse impression and legend as the half-crown and for the reverse impression two crossed patu with 3d. between their blades and New Zealand above and the date of the year below.

Part 2
New designs for bronze coins

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  • It is hereby determined that in lieu of the designs determined by the Coinage Proclamation 19392 the designs of the bronze coins the denominations of which were determined by that Proclamation shall be as follows:—

    • (a) Penny: Every penny shall have for the obverse impression the uncrowned effigy of Her Majesty the Queen with the legend Queen Elizabeth the Second and for the reverse impression a representation of a tui perched on a branch of kowhai, with the legend New Zealand One Penny within the border and the date of the year below.

    • (b) Halfpenny: Every halfpenny shall have the same obverse impression and legend as the penny and for the reverse impression the representation of a heitiki with Maori ornamental scrolls on each side, with the legend New Zealand Halfpenny within the border and the date of the year below.


GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!


Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 November 1952.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Coinage Proclamation 1952. The eprint incorporates all the amendments to the proclamation as at 12 May 2011. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007.

    Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions that cannot be compiled in the eprint are also included, after the principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)
  • Regulatory Reform (Revocations) Order 2011 (SR 2011/99): clause 3


  • 1 Statutory Regulations 1947, Serial number 1947/129, page 484.

  • 2 Statutory Regulations 1939, Serial number 1939/283, page 1073.