3 Pence, Issued by New Zealand, 1935
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of George V facing left (extends to rim); around, GEORGE V KING EMPEROR (by Percy Metcalf)

Reverse Description

Two carved patu (Maori weapons) crossed with lanyards or throngs attached, between their blades, 3d; above, NEW ZEALAND; below, 1935; (the artist's initials KG (Kruger Gray) were omitted from the reverse of the threepence until the 1937 issue when they were placed below the centre of the crossed weapons)

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