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1 Penny - Edward VIII

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© Ponpandi Perumal

Features

Country British West Africa
King Edward VIII (1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1936
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Currency Pound (1907-1968)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 9.8 g
Diameter 30.5 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 16
  • 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.

Obverse

Crown above the center hole, denomination around the hole in English, in Arabic beneath with the mintmark below the hole

Lettering:
EDWARDVS VIII REX ET IND:IMP:
ONE PENNY
H
وَاحِد پَنّي

Reverse

A hexagram with the date below

Lettering:
BRITISH WEST AFRICA
· 1936 ·

Edge

Smooth

Mints

H Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom
KN Kings Norton Metal Company, Birmingham, United Kingdom (1890-1962)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1936  7,992,000 2.63 4.99 40%
1936  0.7% Proof
1936 H 12,600,000 2.24 2.78 4.39 37%
1936 H 0.3% Proof
1936 KN 12,512,000 2.11 3.38 4.46 40%
1936 KN 1.2% Proof

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