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1 Penny - George V Kookaburra Pattern - Type 8

Features

Country Australia
Type Pattern
Year 1920
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3.79 g
Diameter 72 mm
Shape Square
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# Pn15
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

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

Lettering:
GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX
1920

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

Engraver: Douglas Richardson

Reverse

Plumper kookaburra with a long beak perched on a branch which is slightly curved up

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA
ONE
PENNY

Edge

Plain

Comments

Type: M8 / R8

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 8)