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1951 New Zealand 1/2 Penny coin jewelry Maori Hei-tiki Taonga treasure charm pendant Wellington Polynesian Queenstown Hahei North Island waka Kiwi haka Te Waipounamu Christchurch UK n000008

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New Zealand 1/2 Penny {1953-1965} 19S

front: A Maori Hei-tiki (Maori charm)

Hei-tiki is an ornamental pendant of the Māori which is worn around the neck.
Hei-tiki are usually made of pounamu which is greenstone, and are considered a taonga (treasure). They are commonly referred to as tiki, a term that actually refers to large human figures carved in wood, and, also, the small wooden carvings used to mark sacred places.

back: Laureate bust of Queen Elizabeth II right with shoulder strap


• quantity 1
• demonetized {no longer in circulation} polished Bronze coin
• diameter: 25.4 mm
• weight: 5.6 g

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