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1 Penny Peace & Plenty - Melbourne, Victoria

Features

Country Australia - Colonial
Type Token
Years 1858-1859
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Currency Trade Tokens
Composition Copper
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# Tn285
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Australian Arms with risen sun as crest. Emu on left and kangaroo on right supporting shield

Lettering:
PEACE & PLENTY
ADVANCE AUSTRALIA
1859

Reverse

Justice seated left facing forward, right hand holding balance scales aloft, left with cornucopia at side, ship right at left, date in exergue below

Lettering: 1859

Edge

Smooth edge, beaded rim

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1858  71% KM#285.1 (without date) four varieties exist
1859  24% KM#285 (date without legend)
1859  5% KM#285 (date without legend) more space between P in PEACE and back of emu

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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Coins Australia - Colonial 1 Penny (Peace & Plenty - Melbourne, Victoria)