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Coin - 1 Penny, Australia, 1933 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30467

Summary:
Australia
Penny 1933 last 3 over 2
Mint: Melbourne
Other Details: Overdate variety
Description:
A bronze coin (30.8 mm diameter with plain edge) featuring a crowned and robed bust of George V facing left; around, GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP: ; below bust in small lettering the artist's initials B.M. The reverse features, within a circle of beads, the words ONE PENNY in two lines between upper and lower ornate scrolls; around the circle of beads, COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA . 1933 . (the last 3 has been re-entered on the original die over the numeral 2)
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 30.8 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: overdates, australia 1penny 1933, value, australia 1penny 1933 2
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), Melbourne Mint, Medal Makers, Victoria, Australia, Deputy Masters of the Melbourne Branch of the Royal Mint, Closure of Melbourne Mint, Melbourne Mint during World War II, Establishment of Melbourne Mint, 1872, Melbourne Mint
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Pre-decimal
DateEra: 1933 AD
Denomination: 1 Penny
Obverse Description: Crowned and robed bust of George V facing left; around, GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP: ; below bust in small lettering the artist's initials B.M.
Reverse Description: At centre within a circle of beads, the words ONE PENNY in two lines between upper and lower ornate scrolls; around the circle of beads, COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA . 1933 . the last 3 over 2
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP:
Reverse: ONE PENNY COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA 1933
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Australia, 1933
Mint: Melbourne (Mint)
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal
Artist: William Blakemore
References: Dean P33B
Bibliography:
  1. [Article] Holland, Paul M. 2002. The 1933/2 Overdate Penny. Journal of the Numismatic Association of Australia. 13: 19-27.

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