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 - 1929
|Weight:||9.45 grams (145.8 grains).|
|Size:||30.8 mm (diameter).|
|Composition:||Bronze - 97% Copper, 2.5% Zinc, 0.5% Tin|
|Mintage:||2,599,200 - Melbourne.|
Known Varieties & Errors:
Two obverse die varieties were used to produce 1929 pennies - so called London and Indian dies. See the special article.
- Broken O in OMN and lower dot missing after N in legend on obverse. (Value: $2 - Fine, 1974)
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