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New Zealand "Broken Back" shilling


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Hi Coiners

I am a new member.

I have recently aquired a number of New Zealand 1 shilling coins. I have seen the reference to 1 shilling "Broken Back"1 shilling coins on the internet.

Can some one please tell or show me what this term means.

 

Thank you

 

Regards

 

Brian

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Reverse die variety in which the right-hand part of the warrior's back is incomplete and doesn't quite touch the waist of the piupiu.

 

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Nice info and picture. Thanks. :bthumbsup:

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  • 4 weeks later...

Hi "Constanius"

 

Many thanks for the info and very clear photos. I have over two hundred 1 shilling coins and will now be busy very carefully checking all of them.

 

Thanks again.

 

Regards

 

Brian

Probably a bit late now but I think the years it occurred in are '42, '58 and '65.

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