½ Penny - George V

½ Penny - George V - obverse½ Penny - George V - reverse

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Features

Issuer Australia
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1911-1936
Value ½ Penny = 1⁄24 Shilling = 1⁄480 Pound
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Bronze
Weight 5.67 g
Diameter 25.5 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 1564
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 22,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 13
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Crowned and robed bust of George V facing left

Script: Latin

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 the British territories, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India
B. M.

Engraver: Edgar Bertram MacKennal Read more on Wikipedia

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

In the center within a circle of beads, the words ONE HALF PENNY in three lines above a plain scroll; around the circle of beads, COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA . 1911

Script: Latin

Lettering:
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
ONE
HALF
PENNY
1911

Engraver: William Henry James Blakemore Read more on Wikipedia

William Henry James Blakemore (1871, in West Midlands Birmingham, England – 1945) was an English engraver, and medallist at the Royal Mint London. During his long career with the Royal Mint William Blakemore was the craftsman for the engraving of master dies for the Royal Mint London, and other Royal Mint branches, like the Royal Canadian Mint. He also engraved the designs for the first Australian coins of 1910.William Henry James Blakemore (1871-1945) was an English engraver and medallist at the Royal Mint London.

Edge

Smooth

Mints

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)
Royal Mint, Melbourne, Australia (1872-1969)
Royal Mint, Sydney, Australia (1855-1926)
H Heaton and Sons / The Mint Birmingham Limited, United Kingdom (1850-2003)
I Kolkata / Calcutta / Murshidabad, India (1757-date)

Comments

Mintmarks:




withdrawn at decimalisation in 1966, but have never been formally demonetised and are still legal tender.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1911  2 832 000 $ 0.78 $ 1.10 $ 3.80 $ 15 $ 21 $ 28 15% London Mint
1911  0.18% Proof - London Mint
1912 H 2 400 000 $ 1.40 $ 2.40 $ 4.20 $ 4.20 $ 10 $ 210 11% Heaton Mint
1912 H 0.3% Proof - Heaton Mint
1913  2% London Mint - Narrow date
1913  2 160 000 $ 0.28 $ 2.20 9% London Mint - Wide date
1914  1 440 000 $ 3.50 $ 3.50 8% London Mint
1914 H 1 200 000 $ 0.24 $ 3.30 $ 3.40 6% Heaton Mint
1915 H 720 000 $ 17 $ 32 4% Heaton Mint
1916 I 3 600 000 $ 0.91 $ 0.91 $ 4.40 $ 18 15% Calcutta Mint
1916 I 0.3% Proof - Calcutta Mint
1917 I 5 760 000 $ 0.66 $ 0.70 $ 1.60 $ 9.40 $ 9.70 19% Calcutta Mint
1918 I 1 440 000 $ 2.90 $ 7.40 $ 14 4% Calcutta Mint
1919  0.3% Proof - Sydney Mint
1919  3 326 000 $ 0.37 $ 0.86 $ 2.70 $ 2.70 18% Sydney Mint
1920  0.2% Proof - Sydney Mint
1920  4 114 000 $ 0.40 $ 7.20 $ 7.20 7% Sydney Mint
1921  5 280 000 $ 0.39 $ 1.10 $ 1.10 $ 2.80 20% Sydney Mint
1922  6 924 000 $ 0.50 $ 0.54 $ 1.30 $ 1.30 $ 8.80 $ 260 19% Sydney Mint
1923  15 000 $ 1100 1.4% Melbourne Mint
1923  0.14% Melbourne Mint; Proof
1924  682 000 $ 4.80 $ 14 5% Melbourne Mint
1924  0.18% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1925  1 147 000 $ 1.80 $ 6.30 6% Melbourne Mint
1925  0.14% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1926  4 139 000 $ 0.95 $ 0.99 $ 1.70 $ 5.40 14% Melbourne & Sydney Mints
1926  0.3% Proof - Melbourne & Sydney Mints
1927  3 072 000 $ 0.48 $ 1.30 $ 3.30 14% Melbourne Mint
1927  0.18% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1928  2 318 000 $ 0.48 $ 2.90 $ 5.90 $ 7.80 6% Melbourne Mint
1928  0.18% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1929  2 635 000 $ 0.55 $ 0.92 $ 2.80 10% Melbourne Mint
1929  0.3% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1930  628 000 $ 5.20 4% Melbourne Mint
1930  0.18% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1931  370 000 $ 5.20 5% Melbourne Mint
1931  0.14% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1932  2 554 000 $ 0.66 $ 0.96 $ 2.70 10% Melbourne Mint
1932  0.18% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1933  4 608 000 $ 0.99 $ 0.99 $ 5.40 19% Melbourne Mint
1933  0.4% Melbourne Mint - Overdate variety
1933  0.2% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1934  3 816 000 $ 1.10 $ 1.40 $ 1.70 12% Melbourne Mint
1934  0.14% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1935  2 916 000 $ 0.66 $ 1.90 $ 2.20 11% Melbourne Mint
1935  0.3% Proof - Melbourne Mint
1936  2 562 000 $ 0.68 $ 0.74 $ 1.10 $ 5.70 18% Melbourne Mint
1936  0.7% Proof - Melbourne Mint

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232226
Lot 65372
Internet Archive
Jun 23, 2022 1911 – London Mint UNC The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George V
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 377
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1911 – London Mint UNC USD 79.35
(EUR 73.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232041
Lot 62262
Internet Archive
Oct 7, 2020 1912 H – Heaton Mint UNC
(NGC MS64 Red and Brown)
USD 216.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231926
Lot 64157
Internet Archive
Jun 27, 2019 1912 H – Heaton Mint UNC
(NGC MS66 Brown)
USD 420.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George V
Katz
Auction 70
Lot 726
Internet Archive
Nov 13, 2022 1922 – Sydney Mint UNC USD 55.43
(EUR 51.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232106
Lot 62277
Internet Archive
Feb 10, 2021 1922 – Sydney Mint UNC
(NGC MS64 Brown)
USD 264.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232016
Lot 63237
Internet Archive
Apr 15, 2020 1922 – Sydney Mint UNC
(NGC MS64 Red)
USD 372.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231926
Lot 64158
Internet Archive
Jun 27, 2019 1922 – Sydney Mint UNC
(NGC MS65 Brown)
USD 264.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232047
Lot 63273
Internet Archive
Nov 18, 2020 1923 – Melbourne Mint AU
(NGC AU Details (Corrosion))
USD 960.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George VPicture 1 of a sold ½ Penny - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232136
Lot 62348
Internet Archive
Sep 8, 2021 1923 – Melbourne Mint XF
(NGC XF45 Brown)
USD 1620.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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