Passenger Plates
1959 - 1973
Starting in June 1959, New Jersey started a replate with this new black on "buff" base.
All plates issued from this point forward are still valid on the roads today.

A special thanks to Ed Butler for the year-by-year prefix data from 1959-2004.
1959June - December
AAA-100 - BBZ-999


New Jersey License Plate 1959


New Jersey License Plate 1959


New Jersey License Plate 1959


New Jersey License Plate 1959


New Jersey License Plate 1959


A number of B-series plates
were made in Arkansas.

Notice the different "B" die.
1960BCA-100 - EMZ-999




There is another series of Arkansas 'B' plates
(BFA - BJ?)

Joe Wasielewski
New Jersey License Plate 1960


New Jersey License Plate 1960


New Jersey License Plate 1960

Ed B
New Jersey License Plate 1960


New Jersey License Plate 1960



Somewhere between BJA and BJL, production returned to New Jersey.


New Jersey License Plate 1960


New Jersey License Plate 1960


New Jersey License Plate 1960



The "D" series was reserved
for DEALER plates.


New Jersey License Plate 1960


New Jersey License Plate 1960

1961ENA-100 - FGZ-999


New Jersey License Plate 1961


New Jersey License Plate 1961


New Jersey License Plate 1961

1962FHA-100 - GHZ-999


New Jersey License Plate 1962


New Jersey License Plate 1962


New Jersey License Plate 1962

1963GIA-100 - IAZ-999


New Jersey License Plate 1963


New Jersey License Plate 1963


New Jersey License Plate 1963


New Jersey License Plate 1963


New Jersey License Plate 1963


New Jersey License Plate 1963


New Jersey License Plate 1963

1964IBA-100 - JDZ-999


New Jersey License Plate 1964


New Jersey License Plate 1964


New Jersey License Plate 1964


New Jersey License Plate 1964


New Jersey License Plate 1964


New Jersey License Plate 1964


New Jersey License Plate 1964

1965JEA-100 - KMZ-999


New Jersey License Plate 1965


New Jersey License Plate 1965


New Jersey License Plate 1965


New Jersey License Plate 1965


New Jersey License Plate 1965


New Jersey License Plate 1965


New Jersey License Plate 1965


New Jersey License Plate 1965

1966KNA-100 - LOZ-999


New Jersey License Plate 1966


New Jersey License Plate 1966


New Jersey License Plate 1966

1967LPA-100 - NFZ-999


New Jersey License Plate 1967


New Jersey License Plate 1967


New Jersey License Plate 1967


New Jersey License Plate 1967

1968NGA-100 - RAZ-999


New Jersey License Plate 1968


New Jersey License Plate 1968



The "O" series was reserved
for OMNIBUS plates.


New Jersey License Plate 1968


New Jersey License Plate 1968



The "Q" series was reserved
for HISTORIC plates.
1969RBA-100 - RUZ-999


New Jersey License Plate 1969


New Jersey License Plate 1969


As of RIA-100, experimental reflectorized plates were issued.   They continued until SZZ-999.

REFLECTORIZED
New Jersey License Plate 1969

REFLECTORIZED
New Jersey License Plate 1969

1970RVA-100 - UBZ-999

REFLECTORIZED
New Jersey License Plate 1970

REFLECTORIZED
New Jersey License Plate 1970

REFLECTORIZED
New Jersey License Plate 1970

REFLECTORIZED
New Jersey License Plate 1970

REFLECTORIZED
New Jersey License Plate 1970

REFLECTORIZED
New Jersey License Plate 1970



The "T" series was reserved
for TRAILER plates.

Starting with UAA-100, reflectorization stopped, and standard painted plates started again.


New Jersey License Plate 1970


New Jersey License Plate 1970

1971UCA-100 - VTZ-999


New Jersey License Plate 1971


New Jersey License Plate 1971


New Jersey License Plate 1971


New Jersey License Plate 1971


New Jersey License Plate 1971

1972VUA-100 - YIZ-999


New Jersey License Plate 1972


New Jersey License Plate 1972


New Jersey License Plate 1972


New Jersey License Plate 1972


New Jersey License Plate 1972



The "X" series was reserved
for COMMERCIAL plates.


New Jersey License Plate 1972


New Jersey License Plate 1972

1973January - July
YJA-100 - YZZ-999


New Jersey License Plate 1973


New Jersey License Plate 1973


New Jersey License Plate 1973


New Jersey License Plate 1973


New Jersey License Plate 1973

Issued on July 12, 1973
New Jersey License Plate 1973



This series ended at YZZ-999 in July of 1973.

The "Z" series was never used - it was originally reserved for COMMERCIAL plates.
We'll see the missing Z series later - on the blue base in 1985).