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1 Penny - George V

Features

Country Australia
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1911-1936
Value 1 Penny = 1/12 Shilling = 1/240 Pound (1/240)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Bronze
Weight 9.45 g
Diameter 30.8 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 23,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 14
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Crowned bust left

Lettering:
GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP:
B.M.

Translation: George V, by the grace of God, King of all Britons, defender of the faith, Emperor of India

Engraver: Edgar Bertram MacKennal

Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, KCVO, usually known as Bertram Mackennal, was an Australian sculptor, most famous for designing the coinage and stamps bearing the likeness of King George V. Signature: "BM".

Reverse

Denomination within circle, date below

Lettering:
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
ONE
PENNY
1920

Engraver: E.B. MacKennal

Edge

Smooth

Mints

H Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom
I Kolkata / Calcutta / Murshidabad, India (1757-date)

Comments

Mintmarks:
The mintmark is inside the circle above date.
Coins without a mintmark were minted at the Melbourne, Sydney, Perth or London Mint (check the comments).

Many varieties exist



Dot on the 1920 coin as found by Ina Huitema


1922 varieties: http://www.triton.vg/P22.html

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1911  3,768,000 0.72 1.08 2.84 5.82 63.54 15% London Mint
1911  0.6% Proof - London Mint
1912 H 3,600,000 1.07 3.05 3.73 13% Heaton Mint
1912 H 0.2% Proof - Heaton Mint
1913  2,520,000 1.78 7.07 5.28 8% London Mint - Narrow date
1913  2% London Mint - Wide date
1914  720,000 14.21 4% London Mint
1915  960,000 6.08 9.31 4% London Mint
1915 H 1,320,000 8.55 5% Heaton Mint
1916 I 3,324,000 1.04 2.09 2.09 3.49 13% Calcutta Mint
1916 I 0.2% Proof - Calcutta Mint
1917 I 6,240,000 1.16 1.06 2.02 3.44 17% Calcutta Mint
1918 I 1,200,000 10.06 5% Calcutta Mint
1918 I 0.4% Dot after "A" in "Australia" Variety
1919  1.58 1.74 19.44 8% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Dot below bottom scroll
1919  2% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Dot below bottom scroll & above top scroll
1919  5,810,000 0.52 2.08 1.74 2.31 18% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Without dots
1919  0.3% Proof
1920  58.16 3% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Dot above bottom scroll
1920  0.5% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Dot above top scroll
1920  2% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Dot below bottom scroll
1920  10.49 1.2% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Dot below bottom scroll & above top scroll
1920  9,041,000 2.68 3.49 12% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Without dots
1920  0.3% Proof
1921  7,438,000 1.29 1.45 4.65 5.22 17% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Indian obverse
1921  1.4% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - London obverse
1922  0.7% Melbourne & Perth Mints - Indian obverse
1922  12,697,000 1.42 1.81 2.50 22% Melbourne & Perth Mints - London obverse; Curved base lettering
1922  1.3% Melbourne & Perth Mints - London obverse; Flat base lettering
1922  0.5% Melbourne & Perth Mints - Wide date
1922  0.4% Melbourne & Perth Mints - Wide date, toenail 9
1923  5,654,000 1.69 5.82 4.58 10% Melbourne Mint
1923  0.13% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1924  0.6% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Indian obverse
1924  4,656,000 1.51 3.13 5.20 14% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - London obverse
1924  0.3% Proof - Melbourne & Sydney Mints
1925  117,600 279.97 1.6% Melbourne Mint
1925  0.17% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1926  1,859,000 2.33 4.65 15.10 5% Melbourne Mint
1926  0.2% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1927  0.4% Melbourne Mint - Indian obverse
1927  4,922,000 0.79 2.33 3.04 15% Melbourne Mint - London obverse
1927  0.17% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1928  3,038,000 1.50 2.98 3.72 8% Melbourne Mint
1928  0.13% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1929  0.5% Melbourne Mint - Indian obverse
1929  2,599,000 2.21 7% Melbourne Mint - London obverse
1929  0.17% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1930  3,000 0.5% Melbourne Mint
1930  6 0.13% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1931  494,000 5.06 4% Melbourne Mint
1931  7.92 0.9% Melbourne Mint - Fallen "1" in date
1931  0.17% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1932  2,117,000 4.28 3.00 6.33 7% Melbourne Mint
1933  5,818,000 0.92 1.74 3.56 16% Melbourne Mint
1933  0.7% Melbourne Mint - Overdate Variety
1933  0.3% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1934  5,808,000 0.98 2.98 3.48 15% Melbourne Mint
1934  0.3% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1935  3,725,000 0.27 1.40 2.33 3.25 13% Melbourne Mint
1935  0.3% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1936  9,890,000 0.27 1.34 1.76 10.26 30.64 18% Melbourne Mint
1936  0.7% Proof - Melbourne Mint

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