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 - 1925
|Weight:||9.45 grams (145.8 grains).|
|Size:||30.8 mm (diameter).|
|Composition:||Bronze - 97% Copper, 2.5% Zinc, 0.5% Tin|
|Mintage:||117,240 - Melbourne.|
Two obverse die varieties are thought to have been used to produce 1925 pennies - so called London and Indian dies. The Indian variety is unconfirmed, no examples are known to exist. See the special article.
Known Varieties & Errors:
||Broken 1st leg of 2nd N of PENNY.|
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