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MintageMintage figure includes 1920, 1920 Dot Above Lower Scroll, 1920 Dot Above Top Scroll, 1920 Dot Below Lower Scroll and 1920 Double Dot9,041,000Reverse DesignerW. H. J. BlakemoreObverse DesignerSir E. B. MacKennelWeight9.45 gramsSize30.8 mmCountryAustraliaDateMM1920DenominationPennyVarietyGeorge VPrefixMSWeight9.45Size30.8EdgePlainFace CurrencyAUDFace Value0.0083Mintage9041000Mintage InfoMintage Shares11021920 Penny10981920 Dot Above Lower Scroll Penny11011920 Dot Above Top Scroll Penny10991920 Dot Below Lower Scroll Penny11001920 Double Dot PennyCompositionCopper97.0%0.9700000286Zinc2.5%0.0250000004Tin0.5%0.0049999999Copper0.9700000286Zinc0.0250000004Tin0.0049999999Bullion Value5c The George V Penny series, lasting throughout George V's reign from 1911 to 1936, features a partitioned, circular reverse design with the legend COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA around the outer ring and the year at the bottom, and ONE PENNY within the inner ring. The The heads side of the coinobverseobverse features the crowned bust of King George V facing to the left and the The inscription around the inner edge of the coinlegendlegend, GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT : OMN : REX F. D. IND : IMP (George V, by the grace of god, Ruler and King of Britain, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India).
Like most George V series, this a very popular series to collect. In lower grade, all dates can be acquired at reasonable expense excluding the 1930 Penny1930 Penny1123(learn more). A collection consisting of one coin of each type and possibly varietyType settype set collectors would do well aiming for the 19111911 Penny1084(learn more), 19331933 Penny1127(learn more), 19341934 Penny1129(learn more), 19351935 Penny1131(learn more), and 19361936 Penny1133(learn more) For good strikes, the 1911 is an especially good choice as it is often found with full The original golden-red-orange-pink colour of a copper coinmint brilliancemint brilliance.
This series was struck at the London, Heaton, Bombay, Sydney and Melbourne a facility that produces coinsmintsmint. From 1911 to 1915 the London mint struck the pennies; however, coins bearing the A marking, usually a letter or dot that signifies which mint struck a particular coinmintmarkmintmark H under the lower scroll on the The tails side of the coinreversereverse, which indicates they were struck at the Heaton a facility that produces coinsmintmint. From 1916 to 1918 the Calcutta a facility that produces coinsmintmint struck pennies bearing the A marking, usually a letter or dot that signifies which mint struck a particular coinmintmarkmintmark I under the lower scroll on the The tails side of the coinreversereverse. From 1920 to 1924 and in 1926 the Sydney a facility that produces coinsmintmint struck pennies in conjunction with the Melbourne mint. Their mintages are only differentiated in the 1920 issue; the dot above and dot below on the reverse were struck at the Sydney and Melbourne a facility that produces coinsmintsmint respectively. The rest of the series was struck by the Melbourne a facility that produces coinsmintmint.
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