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Coin - Halfpenny, Australia, 1915 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 5351

Summary:
Australia
Halfpenny 1915 H
Mint: Heaton & Sons
Description:
A bronze coin (25.5 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 HALF PENNY in three lines above a plain scroll (the mint mark H is below this scroll); around the circle of beads, COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA . 1915 .
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25.5 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.775 g (Weight)

More information

Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), Heaton & Sons Mint, Birmingham, England, HRH King George V (1865-1936)
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Pre-decimal
DateEra: 1915 AD
Denomination: Halfpenny
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 HALF PENNY in three lines above a plain scroll (the mint mark H is below this 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 HALF PENNY COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA 1915 H
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: HM King George V, Australia, 1915
Mint: Heaton & Sons (Mint)
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal
Artist: William Blakemore

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