1927 Australia One Penny – King George V

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Description

This coin with M mint mark minted in Melbourne.

1927 in Australia was the year Charles Kingsford Smith completed a round-Australia flight. Maybe this One Penny coin traveled with him on his historic journey.

A very nice example and a great addition to any collection.

Please see the pictures.

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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