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1 Penny - George VI without "IND:IMP"

1 Penny - George VI (without "IND:IMP") -  obverse1 Penny - George VI (without "IND:IMP") -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1949-1952
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 1.9 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 43,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 30
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Portrait of King George VI facing left

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX FIDEI DEF.
HP

Translation: George VI by the Grace of God, King of all the British territories, Defender of the Faith

Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget

Thomas Humphrey Paget OBE was an English medal and coin designer and modeller. Paget's designs are indicated by the initials 'HP'. Paget was first approached by the Royal Mint in 1936 after the accession of King Edward VIII. Paget's recommendation had come via his earlier design for the obverse of a medal featuring the then-Prince of Wales.

Reverse

Kangaroo

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA
KG
1951
PENNY PL

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

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

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Mintmarks:
No extra dots = Melbourne Mint
One dot after "PENNY' = Perth Mint
One dot after "AUSTRALIA" = Perth Mint (1952 only)
PL after "PENNY" = London Mint

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1949  27,065,000 1.08 1.19 2.78 24% Melbourne Mint
1949  0.4% Melbourne Mint; Proof
1950  36,359,000 1.32 1.41 2.32 23% Melbourne Mint
1950  1.0% Melbourne Mint; Proof
1950 • 21,488,000 0.98 0.98 1.90 20% Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"
1950 • 0.8% Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; Proof
1951  21,240,000 1.11 1.11 2.16 30% Melbourne Mint
1951 • 12,888,000 0.33 0.94 13% Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"
1951 • 0.5% Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; Proof
1951 PL 18,000,000 0.92 1.08 14% London Mint; "PL" after "PENNY"
1951 PL 0.4% London Mint; "PL" after "PENNY"; Proof
1952  12,408,000 0.65 0.76 1.52 37% Melbourne Mint
1952  1.4% Melbourne Mint; Proof
1952 • 45,514,000 0.52 1.07 1.07 27% Perth Mint; One dot after "AUSTRALIA"
1952 • 1.2% Perth Mint; One dot after "AUSTRALIA"; Proof

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