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1 Penny - George V Kookaburra Pattern - Type 5a

1 Penny - George V (Kookaburra Pattern - Type 5a) -  obverse1 Penny - George V (Kookaburra Pattern - Type 5a) -  reverse

Features

Country Australia
Type Pattern
Year 1919
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 4.67 g
Diameter 72 mm
Shape Square
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# Pn10a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Uncrowned head of King George facing left within a circle legend

Lettering:
GEORGE V D.G.BRITT.OMN:REX
1919

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

Engraver: Douglas Richardson

Reverse

Similar to type four except for slightly different design of the kookaburra which appears to be slightly thinner. Kookaburra has shorter beak

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA
ONE
PENNY

Edge

Plain

Comments

Type: M5a / R5a

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 5a)