Shillings and Pence to Dollars and Cents

On the 10th of July 1967 New Zealand’s currency changed from pounds, shillings & pence to dollars and cents.

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On the 10th of July 1967 New Zealand’s currency changed from pounds, shillings & pence to dollars and cents.

The coins that were introduced were the 1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c and 50c

Two half-crowns, five shillings, became 50 cents; a florin, two shillings, became 20 cents; and a “bob”, or one shilling, became 10 cents.
The coins were all designed by Reginald George James Berry

Click here to see the original D-Day 1967 jingle.

This cup is shape 3012 called the Bevel Bottomed Cup, which was produced by Crown Lynn from January 1965 to October 1967.

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The New Zealand Government has an inflation calculator so you can see what things cost then compared to now. https://www.rbnz.govt.nz/monetary-policy/inflation-calculator