1 Penny Peace & Plenty - Melbourne, Victoria


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
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


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



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


Smooth edge, beaded rim

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Year Mintage G 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

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