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1 Penny - George VI

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Features

Country British West Africa
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1937-1947
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Currency Pound (1907-1968)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 9.5 g
Diameter 30.8 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round with a hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 19
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

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

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI REX ET IND:IMP:
ONE PENNY
K N
وَاحِد پَنّي

Reverse

Hexagram, date beneath

Lettering:
BRITISH WEST AFRICA
1940

Edge

Smooth

Comments

The mint letter is located just under the hole on the obverse

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1937 H 11,999,000 1.85 15%
1937 H 0.2% Proof
1937 KN 11,999,000 2.43 10%
1937 KN 0.2% Proof
1940  3,840,000 2.28 9.74 19%
1940  0.4% Proof
1940 H 2,400,000 6%
1940 KN 2,400,000 4%
1941  6,960,000 4.39 9%
1941  0.2% Proof
1942  18,840,000 2.67 5.51 23%
1943  28,920,000 2.70 14%
1943 H 7,140,000 1.4%
1944  19,440,000 10%
1945  6,072,000 6%
1945  0.11% Proof
1945 H 9,000,000 2%
1945 KN 9,557,000 3%
1946 H 10,446,000 3%
1946 KN 11,976,000 2.65 5%
1946 SA 1,020,000 0.8%
1947 H 12,443,000 12%
1947 KN 9,829,000 4.05 10%
1947 SA 58,980,000 0.67 2.03 12%

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