1911 Australia One Penny – King George V – B

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Description

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

Additional information

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Year

Denomination

Approx. Grade

Design

1911-1936 All One Penny coins in this period were as follows.

Diameter 30.8mm

Weight 9.45grams

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

History

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

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