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Australia 1 penny 1938-1948 coin

 

australian coin 1 penny 1942

 

Governor - George VI king of Great Britain (1936-1952)

Currency - Crown= 2 1/2 shilling=5 shillings=62 pence=248 farthings
Type - circulation coinage

Composition - bronze
Diameter - 30.8 mm.
Weight - 9.40 g.

Years of coinage - 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948

Reverse:
Kangaroo leaping right above value
Legend: PENNY / AUSTRALIA / Year

Obverse:
King's head left
Legend: GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX. F: D: IMD: IMP: (GEORGE VI THE GRACE OF GOD KING OF ALL THE BRITAINS DEFENDER OF THE FAITH THE EMPEROR OF INDIA)


Edge: Plane

Krause catalog number - KM#36

Coins price in "XF" - $1-2

 

 

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