Menu

1 Penny - George VI

1 Penny - George VI -  obverse 1 Penny - George VI -  reverse

© Australian Coin Info

Features

Country Australia
Type Common coin
Years 1938-1948
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Metal Bronze
Weight 9.41 g
Diameter 30.5 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 Edward Kruger Gray

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Mintmarks:
No extra dots = Melbourne Mint
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)

Manage your collection

To manage your collection, please log in.

I wish to get this coin
I don't wish to get this coin
Year Mintage VG F VF XF UNC Exchange
1938  5,552,000 Melbourne Mint
1938  Melbourne Mint; Proof
1939  6,240,000 Melbourne Mint
1939  Melbourne Mint; Proof
1940  4,075,000 Melbourne Mint
1940 • 1,114,000 Perth Mint; A dot in between "KG"
1941  1,588,000 Melbourne Mint
1941 • Perth Mint ; A dot in between "KG" ; Proof
1941 • 12,794,000 Perth Mint ; A dot in between "KG"
1942  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 Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"
1942 I 9,000,000 Bombay Mint; Dots before & after "PENNY" with "I" below bust
1943  11,112,000 Melbourne Mint
1943  Bombay Mint; Dots before & after "PENNY" without "I" below bust
1943 • Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; Proof
1943 • 33,086,000 Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"
1943 I 9,000,000 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 Melbourne Mint
1944 • Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; Proof
1944 • 27,830,000 Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"
1945  Melbourne Mint; Ultra rare (considered as pattern)
1945 • Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; without large dot after "K.G."
1945 • Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; Proof
1945 • 15,173,000 Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; with 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 Melbourne Mint
1947 • Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; Proof
1947 • 4,490,400 Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"
1948  26,616,000 Melbourne Mint
1948 • Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; Proof
1948 • 1,534,000 Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange this coin: markdcoin, ybigdan, bobkoelle, floyd1, rejero, dmghk, bertie, SteveinAus77, Dazhbog, gianluca4, cyprusalexander, nthn, KennyG, Eureka, darinrase, EELIV, hlop, JoachimSdl, mitino, muzz0000, sumiller, Kasparov, coinsmcr, quisques, Essor Prof, Javali, SAHAR1976, DixieKen, Jesse11, el lobo, manach, reverb, HoosierCTX, kugla, Astor033, mpashea, pdekeyse, gringo.l, aarez, crimea62, azucca14, aragorn1980, freddy1502, jcs121368, MK7, nyto, sangriablanca, navroc, Animalhouse, roger914, …

Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×53)
Country: Canada
Languages : English French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×121)
Country: Australia
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×18)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×47)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×81)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×22)
Country: Australia
Languages : English
Feedback: none
Country: South Africa
Languages : English
Feedback: 4.75/54.75/54.75/54.75/54.75/5 (×24)
Country: Australia
Languages :
English German Spanish French Italian
Feedback: 4.96774/54.96774/54.96774/54.96774/54.96774/5 (×31)
Country: Canada
Languages : English French Russian
Feedback: none
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×91)
Country: Cyprus
Languages : English Greek Russian
Feedback: 4.80769/54.80769/54.80769/54.80769/54.80769/5 (×26)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 4.80769/54.80769/54.80769/54.80769/54.80769/5 (×26)
Country: United States
Languages :
English German Spanish French Japanese
Feedback: 4.98413/54.98413/54.98413/54.98413/54.98413/5 (×378)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Portuguese
Feedback: 4.95349/54.95349/54.95349/54.95349/54.95349/5 (×86)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: none
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: none
Country: Singapore
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×31)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German Spanish Portuguese
Feedback: 4.97573/54.97573/54.97573/54.97573/54.97573/5 (×206)
Country: Russia
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×391)
Country: New Zealand
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×13)
Country: Malta
Languages : English Arabic French Russian
Feedback: 4.97477/54.97477/54.97477/54.97477/54.97477/5 (×436)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 4.68421/54.68421/54.68421/54.68421/54.68421/5 (×38)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×26)
Country: Belgium
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 4.99635/54.99635/54.99635/54.99635/54.99635/5 (×274)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×19)
Country: Israel
Languages : English Hebrew Hungarian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×102)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×101)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×193)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French English Spanish Dutch
Feedback: 4.94561/54.94561/54.94561/54.94561/54.94561/5 (×239)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×12)
Country: Australia
Languages : English
Feedback: 4.98788/54.98788/54.98788/54.98788/54.98788/5 (×165)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 4.67568/54.67568/54.67568/54.67568/54.67568/5 (×37)
Languages : English
Feedback: none
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×269)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 4.9871/54.9871/54.9871/54.9871/54.9871/5 (×155)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: none
Country: Ukraine
Languages : English Ukrainian
Feedback: 4.99032/54.99032/54.99032/54.99032/54.99032/5 (×310)
Country: Estonia
Languages : English Estonian Finnish Russian
Feedback: 4.95968/54.95968/54.95968/54.95968/54.95968/5 (×124)
Country: Israel
Languages : English Hebrew Russian Ukrainian
Feedback: 4.83333/54.83333/54.83333/54.83333/54.83333/5 (×42)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 4.97409/54.97409/54.97409/54.97409/54.97409/5 (×193)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×13)
Country: United States
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×27)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×6)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×182)
Country: France
Languages : French Spanish Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×133)
Country: Italy
Languages :
English German Spanish French Italian Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×46)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×50)
Country: United States
Languages : English Arabic Persian Turkish
Feedback: 4.99422/54.99422/54.99422/54.99422/54.99422/5 (×173)
Country: United States
Languages : English

» See details for each year/mintmark

Numista Rarity index: 7 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from Australia

Contribute to the catalogue

Modify or add data about this coin
1 Penny - George VI