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Coin - 1 Penny, Australia, 1922 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 5302

Summary:
Australia
Penny 1922
Mint: Melbourne
Other Details: Obverse from Indian master.
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 . 1922 .
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 30.8 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.401 g (Weight)

More information

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: 1922 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 . 1922 .
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: GEORGIVS V D.G: BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP:
Reverse: ONE PENNY COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA 1922
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Australia, 1922
Mint: Melbourne (Mint)
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal
Artist: William Blakemore

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angus Posted on 06 Apr 2010 12:06 AM
wats the value on one of these 1922 penny of australia
Discovery Centre Posted on 06 Apr 2010 12:56 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Angus, unfortunately Museum Victoria cannot provide valuations of objects. Please see our Question of the Week http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoverycentre/discovery-centre-news/2009-archive/coin-valuations/ for information on obtaining valuations of coins.

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