1 Penny - George V Trial Strike

Features

Issuer New Guinea (Papua New Guinea)
King George V (1915-1936)
Type Pattern
Year 1929
Value 1 Penny = 1⁄12 Shilling = 1⁄240 Pound
Currency Pound (1915-1966)
Composition Bronze
Shape Round with a round hole
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 319200
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)

Obverse

Crown over crossed sceptres, lettering around

Script: Latin

Lettering:
GEORGIUS V.DG REX ET IND.IMP.
+1+

Translation: George V by the grace of god King and Emperor of India

Reverse

Stylised cross around hole with lettering around

Script: Latin

Lettering:
TERRITORY OF NEW GUINEA
· ONE · 1929 · PENNY ·

Edge

Reeded

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1929  Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George V (Trial Strike)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Penny - George V (Trial Strike)
Heritage Auctions
September 2003 (HWCA) 332
Lot 12101
Internet Archive
Sep 18, 2003 UNC USD 632.50
(incl. buyer's premium)

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