1 Penny - George VI

1 Penny - George VI -  obverse1 Penny - George VI -  reverse

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Features

Country British West Africa
King George VI (1936-1952)
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 round hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 7535
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 19
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

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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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1937 H 11 999 000 2.26 5.41 15%
1937 H 0.4% Proof
1937 KN 11 999 000 2.11 10%
1937 KN 0.18% Proof
1940  3 840 000 2.45 3.03 19%
1940  0.4% Proof
1940 H 2 400 000 5%
1940 KN 2 400 000 4%
1941  6 960 000 4.78 8%
1941  0.18% Proof
1942  18 840 000 2.39 3.58 23%
1943  28 920 000 2.99 4.88 14%
1943 H 7 140 000 1.4%
1944  19 440 000 10%
1945  6 072 000 6%
1945  0.09% Proof
1945 H 9 000 000 2.0%
1945 KN 9 557 000 3%
1946 H 10 446 000 4%
1946 KN 11 976 000 2.99 5%
1946 SA 1 020 000 0.8%
1947 H 12 443 000 2.09 2.52 12%
1947 KN 9 829 000 2.04 10%
1947 SA 58 980 000 0.78 3.52 11%

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