1923 Australia One Penny – King George V – A

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This year of coins were minted in Melbourne.

In 1923 when this One Penny coin was struck, Australia held its very first Anzac Day dawn service in Albany, Western Australia commemorating the troops who served in the Great War.

A good collection filler. Please see pictures.

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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 BlakemoreThere were in total 5 varites of One Penny coins minted between 1911 and 1966 when decimalisation occured.Mints:H – Birmingham M – Melbourne S- SydneyMint Marks:H – Ralph Heaton Birmingham I – India

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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