Proof 1 Shilling, Issued by New Zealand, 1937
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

King's head, bare, facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR; below neck truncation in small letters the artist's initials HP ([Thomas] Humphrey Paget)

Reverse Description

A figure of a Maori warrior in warlike attitude crouching to left carrying a taiahat; above, NEW ZEALAND; below, ONE SHILLING 1937; at left above ground line in small letters the artist's initials KG (Kruger Gray)

Edge Description



First year of issue for King George VI

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