Obverse:||King GEORGE V - Design by Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal.|
Legend: GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP.
Reverse:||Design by W. H. J. Blakemore.|
Legend: ONE PENNY - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - 1920
|Weight:||9.45 grams (145.8 grains).|
|Size:||30.8 mm (diameter).|
|Composition:||Bronze - 97% Copper, 2.5% Zinc, 0.5% Tin|
|Mintage:||9,041,600 - Melbourne & Sydney.|
Identical dies were used in Melbourne and Sydney. The issuing mint for a particular 1920 penny without a mintmark cannot be determined.
Two obverse die varieties were used to produce 1920 pennies - so called London and Indian dies. The London variety is rare. See the special article.
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