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1 Penny - George V Kookaburra Pattern - Type 12a (Renniks 11a)

Features

Country Australia
Type Pattern
Year 1921
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition (nickel, tin)
Weight 4.21 g
Diameter 72 mm
Shape Square
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# Pn20c
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Uncrowned head of King George facing left; circle legend with date below and a dot before and after date

Lettering:
GEORGE V D.G.BRITT.OMN:REX
1921

Translation: George V by the Grace of God, King of all the British territories

Engraver: Douglas Richardson

Reverse

A larger kookaburra of improved design. The branch appears lower

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA
ONE PENNY

Edge

Pain

Comments

Type: M12a / R11a

Dies prepared by the Royal Mint, London

Between 1919 and 1921 a series of experiments were undertaken for a square coinage in nickel to replace the large bronze penny and halfpenny coins.

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1 Penny - George V (Kookaburra Pattern - Type 12a (Renniks 11a))