1934 Australia Half Penny - King George V

One Half Penny
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Price : $17.50

1934 Australia Half Penny - King George V

This a nice example from this year with a good rim.

The obverse displays some minor flattening but there are still good pearls visable.

Some minor build up age encrustation on the reverse but overall for its age a great addition to your collection.

There were in total 6 varietes of Half Pennies minted between 1911 and 1966 when decimalisation occured.

Mints: H – Birmingham M – Melbourne S- Sydney

Mint Marks: H - Ralph Heaton Birmingham  I - India

1911-1936 All Half Pennies in this period were as follows.

Diameter 25.5 mm

Weight 5.67 grams

Edge – Plain

Bronze composition: 97% copper, 2.5% zinc and 0.5% tin.

Obverse: Has a portrait of King George V by Sir Edgar Mackennal

Reverse: The words "ONE HALF PENNY“ within a circle designed by W.H.J Blakemore

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