Most coins from New Zealand have really neat patterns, and this one is no exception. Why not try to assemble a collection of New Zealand coins? It would be plenty of fun and cost very little.
The 50 cents is made of copper nickel and on the reverse you can see the ship HMS Endeavour. This ship was a British Royal Navy research vessel that Lieutenant James Cook commanded on his first voyage of discovery, to Australia and New Zealand, from 1769 to 1771.
The catalog value go like this:
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: less than $1
well preserved: $1
fully uncirculated: $4
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