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1 Penny George V 1 Penny 1

1 Penny George V (1 Penny 1) -  obverse1 Penny George V (1 Penny 1) -  reverse

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Features

Country South Africa
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1923-1924
Value 1 Penny = 1/12 Shilling = 1/240 Pound (1/240)
Currency Pound (1825-1961)
Composition Bronze
Weight 9.45 g
Diameter 31.0 mm
Thickness 2.04 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 03-31-1961
References KM# 14.1,
  • 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.
Hern# S82-84
Brian Hern, John Bothma, Hercie Peterse; 2017. Hern's Handbook on South African Coins and Patterns 2017/18 (9th edition). Gary Levitan, Ferndale, South Africa.

Obverse

King George V crowned bust left

Lettering:
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
B.M.

Translation: George V King Emperor

Engraver: Edgar Bertram MacKennal

Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, KCVO, usually known as Bertram Mackennal, was an Australian sculptor, most famous for designing the coinage and stamps bearing the likeness of King George V. Signature: "BM".

Reverse

A ship, 'Dromedaris', sailing to right, legend in English and Afrikaans either side, with date above and denomination below

Lettering:
SOUTH·AFRICA · 1923 · ZUID·AFRIKA
KG
* 1 · PENNY · 1 *

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

Edge

Plain

1 Penny George V (1 Penny 1) -  obverse

© David Mikeladze

Comments

The Dromedaris is one of the three vessels which brought Jan van Riebeeck and his small group of settlers to South Africa from Holland in 1652 in order to establish a refreshment station on behalf of the Dutch East India Company

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1923  91,027 14.53 65% Hern#S82/3
1923  1,402 3% Hern#S82/3; Proof
1924  134,487 50% Hern#S84

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