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1911 Australia One Penny - King George V - B
First year of production and therefore one of the oldest of all Australian pennies.
At over 100 years old a true vetran and a great historical investment.
A key date being from the first year of coin production in Australia.
A pleasing coin and a must have for the serious collector.
Minted in Birmingham
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 B. Mackennal
Reverse: The words „ONE PENNY“ within a circle designed by W.H.J Blakemore