⅒ Penny - George V

Features

Issuer British West Africa
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1912-1936
Value ⅒ Penny (1⁄2400)
Currency Pound (1907-1968)
Composition Copper-nickel (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)
Weight 1.72 g
Diameter 20.5 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 10697
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 7
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Crown above centre hole, denomination around hole in English, in Arabic beneath.
NOTE: Mintmark (if present) just below hole

Scripts: Arabic, Latin

Lettering:
GEORGIVS V REX ET IND: IMP:
ONE TENTH OF A PENNY
عُشِر الپَنّي
H

Reverse

Six-pointed star (hexagram) around central hole, divided date below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
BRITISH WEST AFRICA
· 1919 ·

Edge

Plain

Mints

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)
H Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom
KN Kings Norton Metal Company, Birmingham, United Kingdom (1890-1962)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1912 H 10 800 000 $ 1.76 10%
1913  4 632 000 2%
1913 H 1 080 000 3%
1914  1 200 000 2%
1914 H 20 088 000 $ 2.59 6%
1915 H 10 032 000 5%
1916 H 480 000 1.1% rare
1917 H 9 384 000 $ 74 2%
1919 H 912 000 $ 4.44 6%
1919 KN 480 000 0.8% rare
1920 H 1 560 000 3%
1920 KN 12 996 000 7%
1920 KN 0.4% Proof
1922 KN 7 265 000 1.9%
1923 KN 12 000 000 $ 2.17 $ 3.69 5%
1925  2 400 000 2%
1925 H 12 000 000 $ 3.13 4%
1925 KN 12 000 000 $ 9.13 3%
1926  12 000 000 $ 2.84 $ 2.84 $ 5.21 10%
1927  3 984 000 5%
1927  0.10% Proof
1928  11 760 000 $ 2.61 $ 2.73 $ 2.85 16%
1928  0.5% Proof
1928 H 2 964 000 1.7%
1928 KN 3 151 000 3%
1930  9 600 000 6%
1930  0.3% Proof
1931  9 840 000 $ 1.77 $ 1.77 $ 2.09 $ 2.39 11%
1931  0.10% Proof
1932  3 600 000 $ 2.90 $ 2.90 $ 2.90 8%
1932  0.19% Proof
1933  7 200 000 $ 1.04 $ 6.92 7%
1933  0.19% Proof
1934  4 800 000 $ 2.09 $ 3.13 10%
1934  0.19% Proof
1935  13 200 000 $ 1.43 $ 1.83 11%
1935  0.10% Proof
1936  9 720 000 $ 1.99 $ 3.28 $ 3.28 $ 3.28 26%
1936  0.6% Proof

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