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Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Australia, 1950 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 4847

Summary:
Australia
Penny 1950 Y.
Mint: Perth

The small dot after the word PENNY is the mint mark for Perth on this issue
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 FIDEI DEF. ; 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 small dot after the word PENNY is the mint mark for Perth for this issue); the Federation star is in the field to the left of the kangaroo and the date, 1950 is in the field below its tail. The artist's initials KG are above the tip of the tail.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25.5 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.542 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, George Kruger Gray, Designer, Painter & Medallist (1880-1943), HRH George VI (1895-1952), Perth Mint, Medal & Coin Makers, East Perth, Western Australia, Thomas Humphrey Paget, Medallist (1893-1974)
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: Pre-decimal
DateEra: 1950 AD
Denomination: 1 Penny
Obverse Description: Bare head of George VI facing left; around, GEORGIVS VI D:G: BR: OMN: REX FIDEI DEF. ; below head in small lettering the artist's initials HP.
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, 1950 is in the field below its tail. The artist's initials KG are above the tip of the tail. The tiny dot after PENNY is the Perth mint mark on this issue.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX FIDEI DEF.
Reverse: AUSTRALIA 1950 PENNY. KG
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: HM George VI, Australia, 1950
Mint: Perth (Mint)
Artist: Thomas Paget - Royal Mint, London
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Article] Holland, Paul M. Variation of Die Type of Australian Pennies: 1937 - 1964. Journal of the Numismatic Association of Australia. 8
  2. [Article] Sharples, John P. Perth Mint Proof Record Coins 1940 - 1954. Journal of the Numismatic Association of Australia. 8

Comments

wayne cooper Posted on 12 Jul 2013 6:43 PM
i have a 1950 penny with your description less any artist's lettering below the head.
Guillermo Gonzalez Posted on 13 Jul 2014 2:02 PM
I have 2 1950 Australian pennies 1 is in unc condition and the other is AU condition both wiyh the dot after the y.How do I go about finding out if they proof pennies.

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