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Coin - 1 Penny, Australia, 1915 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 5511

Summary:
Australia
Penny 1915
Mint: Royal Mint London
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 . 1915 .
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 30.8 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.159 g (Weight)

More information

Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), HRH King George V (1865-1936), Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Pre-decimal
DateEra: 1915 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 . 1915 .
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: GEORGIVS V D.G: BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP:
Reverse: ONE PENNY COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA 1915
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: HM King George V, Australia, 1915
Mint: Royal Mint, London, 1915
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal
Artist: William Blakemore

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