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Coin - 1 Penny, Australia, 1915 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 5512

Summary:
Australia
Penny 1915 H
Mint: Heaton & Sons
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 (the mint mark H is below the lower scroll); 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: 9.216 g (Weight)

More information

Themes this item is part of: Heaton & Sons Mint, Birmingham, England, Numismatics & Philately Collection, Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), HRH King George V (1865-1936)
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 (the mint mark H is below the lower scroll); 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 H
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: King George V, Australia, 1915
Mint: Heaton & Sons (Mint), 1915
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal
Artist: William Blakemore

Comments

ebony Posted on 18 Apr 2010 12:03 PM
i have this same penny from 1915. its a little damages,but i was wondering if there is much value in this coin?
Discovery Centre Posted on 20 Apr 2010 11:13 AM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi there, Ebony. Unfortunately we cannot offer valuations. Further information here: http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoverycentre/discovery-centre-news/2009-archive/coin-valuations/

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