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Coin - 1 Penny, Australia, 1943 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 5328

Summary:
Australia
Penny 1943 I below King's head and dot before and after the word PENNY
Mint: Calcutta

Many Australian coins were struck in India and the United States of America during World War II. The letter I below the King's head and the dots before and after PENNY on the reverse show that this coin was struck at the Calcutta mint.
Description:
A bronze coin (30.8 mm diameter with plain edge) featuring a bare head of George VI facing left; around, GEORGIVS VI D:G: BR: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP: ; below head in small lettering the artist's initials HP. The reverse features a kangaroo leaping to the left; around above AUSTRALIA, around below, .PENNY.; the Federation star is in the field to the left of the kangaroo and the date, 1943 is in the field below its tail. The artist's initials KG are above the tip of the tail.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 30.8 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.423 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, George Kruger Gray, Designer, Painter & Medallist (1880-1943), Thomas Humphrey Paget, Medallist (1893-1974), Calcutta Mint, Medal & Coin Makers, Kolkata, India, 1757-1952
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Pre-decimal
DateEra: 1943 AD
Denomination: 1 Penny
Obverse Description: Bare head of George VI facing left; around, GEORGIVS VI D:G: BR: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP: ; below head in small lettering the artist's initials HP. The mint mark I is below the Kings head
Reverse Description: Kangaroo leaping to the left; around above AUSTRALIA, around below, . PENNY. ; the Federation star is in the field to the left of the kangaroo and the date, 1943 is in the field below its tail. The artist's initials KG are above the tip of the tail.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP: I
Reverse: AUSTRALIA 1943 . PENNY . KG
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Australia, 1943
Mint: Calcutta (Mint)
Artist: Thomas Paget - Royal Mint, London
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London

Comments

jay Posted on 27 Apr 2010 7:56 AM
i have a 1942 ausralia penny and its got the i under the kings head and all of the dots but its 1942 and i can not find one like it enywere
Joy Mob1 Posted on 25 Mar 2012 12:56 PM
Hi I have this coin it has the I under the head and a . Before and after the penny. It is in better condition when the one shown
ELY Posted on 12 Sep 2012 2:28 AM
i have a 1943 australian penny with none dot before and none dot after rest of the information all the same is on the coin showing from the victoria museun.
Don Freiburger Posted on 21 Feb 2013 3:15 AM
my brother fought in New Guinea, 4 years. I have a 1943 Austrailian penny, plus other coins. Excellent shape. my coin is like Ely posted Sept 12, 2012
mick Posted on 06 Sep 2013 11:05 AM
I have got 3 of 1943 pennys with no I under his chin r these any good

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