Obverse:||King GEORGE VI - Design by Thomas Humphrey Paget.|
Legend: GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP.
Reverse:||Kangaroo - Design by George Kruger Gray.|
Legend: AUSTRALIA - PENNY - 1938
|Weight:||9.45 grams (145.8 grains).|
|Size:||30.8 mm (diameter).|
|Composition:||Bronze - 97% Copper, 2.5% Zinc, 0.5% Tin|
|Mintage:||Circulation: 5,552,400 - Melbourne.|
Proof: 70 - 100
The collector proof version of the 1938 penny was released as part of a 6 coin proof set.
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