1 Penny - George V

Features

Issuer British West Africa
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1912-1936
Value 1 Penny (1⁄240)
Currency Pound (1907-1968)
Composition Copper-nickel (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)
Weight 9.43 g
Diameter 31 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 5792
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 9
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Crown above center hole, denomination around hole in English, in Arabic beneath

NOTE: Mintmark (where present) below hole

Scripts: Arabic, Latin

Lettering:
GEORGIVS V REX ET IND: IMP:
ONE PENNY H
وَاحِد پَنّي

Reverse

Hexagram, date beneath

Script: Latin

Lettering:
BRITISH WEST AFRICA
· 1919 ·

Edge

Smooth

Mints

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)
H Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom (1850-1889)
KN Kings Norton Metal Company, Birmingham, United Kingdom (1890-1962)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1912 H 1 560 000 4%
1913  1 680 000 2% rare
1913 H 144 000 1.6% rare
1914  3 000 000 2%
1914 H 72 000 0.7% very rare
1915 H 3 295 000 6%
1916 H 3 461 000 $ 4.89 4%
1917 H 444 000 3%
1918 H 994 000 1.5% rare
1919 H 21 864 000 $ 2.51 $ 3.17 $ 3.17 31%
1919 KN 264 000 4% rare
1920 H 37 870 000 $ 1.00 $ 2.32 25%
1920 KN 20 685 000 $ 5.34 7%
1922 KN 3 971 000 0.8% ultra rare
1926  8 039 999 $ 1.51 6%
1927  0.3% Proof
1927  792 000 1.7% very rare
1928  6 672 000 $ 3.47 8%
1928  0.3% Proof
1929  0.3% Proof
1929  636 000 4% rare
1930  0.3% Proof
1933  2 806 000 $ 2.01 9%
1934  2 640 000 4%
1934  0.3% Proof
1935  8 551 000 9%
1935  0.7% Proof
1936  7 368 000 $ 3.01 $ 4.35 20%
1936  0.6% Proof

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