1 Penny - George V

1 Penny - George V -  obverse1 Penny - George V -  reverse

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Features

Issuer 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
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 1269
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 23,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 14
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Crowned and draped bust of King George V facing left wearing the Imperial Crown and the ermine Robe of State, the Collar of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, and the Badge of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath.

Script: Latin

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

Translation:
GEORGIVS V DEI GRATIA BRITANNIARUM OMNIUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR INDIAE IMPERATOR

George V, by the grace of God, King of all Britons, defender of the faith, Emperor of India
B.M.

Designer: 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

Script: Latin

Lettering:
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
ONE
PENNY
1920

Designer: 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".

Edge

Smooth

1 Penny - George V -  obverse

© Bulgaria1999

Mints

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)
Royal Mint, Melbourne, Australia (1872-1969)
Royal Mint, Sydney, Australia (1855-1926)
H Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom
I Kolkata / Calcutta / Murshidabad, India (1757-date)

Comments

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1920



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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1911  3 768 000 $ 1.10 $ 1.10 $ 2.15 $ 13 $ 20 $ 59 16% London Mint
1911  0.5% Proof - London Mint
1912 H 3 600 000 $ 0.61 $ 2.68 $ 2.68 $ 3.11 13% Heaton Mint
1912 H 0.19% Proof - Heaton Mint
1913  2 520 000 $ 1.91 $ 4.15 $ 4.15 8% London Mint - Narrow date
1913  2% London Mint - Wide date
1914  720 000 $ 3.52 $ 12 4% London Mint
1915  960 000 $ 3.63 $ 3.63 $ 4.84 5% London Mint
1915 H 1 320 000 $ 2.76 $ 2.76 $ 4.31 6% Heaton Mint
1916 I 3 324 000 $ 1.08 $ 1.49 $ 1.49 $ 3.23 14% Calcutta Mint
1916 I 0.19% Proof - Calcutta Mint
1917 I 6 240 000 $ 0.96 $ 1.13 $ 1.86 $ 2.36 17% Calcutta Mint
1918 I 1 200 000 $ 2.15 $ 9.20 5% Calcutta Mint
1918 I 0.4% Dot after "A" in "Australia" Variety
1919  $ 1.40 $ 1.61 $ 3.78 8% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Dot below bottom scroll
1919  1.8% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Dot below bottom scroll & above top scroll
1919  5 810 000 $ 0.60 $ 1.40 $ 1.61 $ 2.36 18% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Without dots
1919  0.2% Proof
1920  $ 5.66 $ 9.20 3% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Dot above bottom scroll
1920  0.6% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Dot above top scroll
1920  $ 4.79 2% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Dot below bottom scroll
1920  $ 9.71 1.1% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Dot below bottom scroll & above top scroll
1920  9 041 000 $ 0.37 $ 5.63 $ 5.63 $ 5.63 12% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Without dots
1920  0.2% Proof
1921  7 438 000 $ 0.45 $ 0.68 $ 1.08 $ 2.01 $ 2.69 17% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Indian obverse
1921  1.4% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - London obverse
1922  12 697 000 $ 1.65 $ 1.65 $ 2.26 $ 3.23 22% Melbourne Mint - London obverse; curved base lettering
1922  $ 2.12 1.2% Melbourne Mint - London obverse; flat base lettering
1922  0.6% Melbourne Mint - Wide date
1922  0.4% Melbourne Mint - Wide date, toenail 9
1922  1.2% Perth Mint - Indian obverse
1923  5 654 000 $ 1.28 $ 4.16 $ 4.16 11% Melbourne Mint
1923  0.14% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1924  0.9% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - Indian obverse
1924  4 656 000 $ 0.65 $ 1.40 $ 2.80 $ 3.23 14% Melbourne & Sydney Mints - London obverse
1924  0.2% Proof - Melbourne & Sydney Mints
1925  117 600 $ 140 $ 159 $ 231 $ 5221 1.8% Melbourne Mint
1925  0.14% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1926  1 859 000 $ 4.49 $ 4.49 $ 14 5% Melbourne Mint
1926  0.16% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1927  0.5% Melbourne Mint - Indian obverse
1927  4 922 000 $ 1.88 $ 1.95 $ 2.69 16% Melbourne Mint - London obverse
1927  0.19% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1928  3 038 000 $ 1.61 $ 2.15 $ 2.60 8% Melbourne Mint
1928  0.11% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1929  0.7% Melbourne Mint - Indian obverse
1929  2 599 000 $ 2.17 $ 2.17 7% Melbourne Mint - London obverse
1929  0.14% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1930  3 000 $ 10 995 0.6% Melbourne Mint
1930  6 0.11% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1931  494 000 $ 2.15 $ 4.68 4% Melbourne Mint
1931  $ 11 1.0% Melbourne Mint - Fallen "1" in date
1931  0.14% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1932  2 117 000 $ 2.52 $ 2.52 $ 4.54 7% Melbourne Mint
1933  5 818 000 $ 0.95 $ 1.61 $ 2.81 16% Melbourne Mint
1933  $ 6.83 0.9% Melbourne Mint - Overdate Variety
1933  0.2% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1934  5 808 000 $ 1.08 $ 2.43 $ 2.81 $ 4.50 15% Melbourne Mint
1934  0.2% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1935  3 725 000 $ 0.15 $ 1.08 $ 1.61 $ 2.84 14% Melbourne Mint
1935  0.2% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1936  9 890 000 $ 0.54 $ 1.26 $ 1.37 $ 4.35 $ 43 19% Melbourne Mint
1936  0.5% Proof - Melbourne Mint

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Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232047
Lot 63278
Internet Archive
Nov 18, 2020 1917 I – Calcutta Mint UNC The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction 231918
Lot 61162
Internet Archive
May 2, 2019 1923 – Melbourne Mint AU
(NGC AU53 Brown)
USD 79.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
2019 September 5 - 9 Long Beach Expo World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach 3076
Lot 31021
Internet Archive
Sep 5, 2019 1925 – Melbourne Mint UNC
(PCGS MS64 Brown)
USD 5040.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction 231913
Lot 64167
Internet Archive
Nov 30, -0001 1925 – Melbourne Mint UNC
(PCGS MS64 Brown)
USD 6900.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232120
Lot 63317
Internet Archive
May 19, 2021 1925 – Melbourne Mint AU
(PCGS AU55)
USD 1380.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 32274
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 1925 – Melbourne Mint AU
(NGC AU50 Brown)
USD 240.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago 3075
Lot 32083
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 1930 – Melbourne Mint VF
(PCGS VF35)
USD 11 400.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232106
Lot 62278
Internet Archive
Feb 10, 2021 Undetermined UNC
(PCGS MS63 Red and Brown)
USD 408.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 32273
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 Undetermined UNC
(NGC MS62 Brown)
USD 720.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232103
Lot 63279
Internet Archive
Jan 20, 2021 Undetermined UNC
(PCGS MS63 Brown)
USD 750.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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