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1911 Australia One Penny - King George V - A
So here we have a coin from the very first year of production.
A key date must have for any serious collector.
The coin is in very nice condition for its age.
Please see the pictures.
There were in total 5 varites of One Penny coins minted between 1911 and 1966 when decimalisation occured.
Mints:H – Birmingham M – Melbourne S- Sydney L-London
Mint Marks:H - Ralph Heaton Birmingham I - India
1911-1936 All One Penny coins in this period were as follows.
Edge – Plain
Bronze composition: 97% copper, 2.5% zinc, 0.5% tin.
Obverse: Has a portrait of King George V by Sir Edgar Mackennal
Reverse: The words „ONE PENNY“ within a circle designed by W.H.J Blakemore