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1 Penny - George VI

1 Penny - George VI -  obverse1 Penny - George VI -  reverse

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Features

Country New Guinea
(Papua New Guinea)
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1938-1944
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Currency Pound (1915-1966)
Composition Bronze
Weight 6.5 g
Diameter 26.8 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round with a hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 7,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 7
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Crowned monogram with designs around hole

Lettering: G·R·I

Translation: George King and Emperor

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

Reverse

Design around hole with lettering

Lettering:
TERRITORY·OF·NEW·GUINEA
·ONE·PENNY·1938·

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1938  360,000 5.09 47%
1944  240,000 6.17 6.17 66%

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