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1 Penny - George VI

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© Australian Coin Info

Features

Country Australia
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1938-1948
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Composition Bronze
Weight 9.45 g
Diameter 30.8 mm
Thickness 1.75 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 36, Schön# 23
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
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 F:D:IND:IMP.
HP

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

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 facing left

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA
KG
1938
PENNY

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:
One dot after "PENNY' = Perth Mint
A dot in between "KG" = Perth Mint
Dots before & after "PENNY" with "I" below bust = Bombay Mint (some varieties lack the "I" below the bust
No dots = Melbourne Mint

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1938  5,552,000 1.11 1.11 7.68 Melbourne Mint
1938  Melbourne Mint; Proof
1939  6,240,000 0.92 1.05 7.78 Melbourne Mint
1939  Melbourne Mint; Proof
1940  4,075,000 1.11 1.44 12.31 Melbourne Mint
1940 • 1,114,000 Perth Mint; A dot in between "KG"
1941  1,588,000 1.91 Melbourne Mint
1941 • 12,794,000 1.48 1.09 Perth Mint ; A dot in between "KG"
1941 • Perth Mint ; A dot in between "KG" ; Proof
1942  2.48 Bombay Mint; Dots before & after "PENNY" without "I" below bust
1942  Bombay Mint; Dots before & after "PENNY" without "I" below bust; Proof
1942 • 12,245,000 0.57 0.89 5.46 Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"
1942 I 9,000,000 2.66 27.67 Bombay Mint; Dots before & after "PENNY" with "I" below bust
1943  Bombay Mint; Dots before & after "PENNY" without "I" below bust
1943  11,112,000 0.70 1.50 Melbourne Mint
1943 • 33,086,000 1.33 1.53 1.94 Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"
1943 • Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; Proof
1943 I 9,000,000 2.12 2.49 Bombay Mint; Dots before & after "PENNY" with "I" below bust; large denticles
1943 I 9,000,000 Bombay Mint; Dots before & after "PENNY" with "I" below bust; small denticles
1944  2,112,000 1.02 2.01 2.69 Melbourne Mint
1944 • 27,830,000 0.62 0.92 1.00 2.22 Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"
1944 • Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; Proof
1945  Melbourne Mint; Ultra rare (considered as pattern)
1945 • Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; Proof
1945 • 15,173,000 1.11 Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; with large dot after "K.G."
1945 • 1.11 Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; without large dot after "K.G."
1945 I Bombay Mint; Dots before & after "PENNY" with "I" below bust; rare
1946  240,000 Melbourne Mint
1947  6,864,000 0.19 0.92 Melbourne Mint
1947 • 4,490,400 1.92 Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"
1947 • Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; Proof
1948  26,616,000 1.11 1.19 2.22 Melbourne Mint
1948 • 1,534,000 5.81 Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"
1948 • Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; Proof

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