Quality Australian pennies

This page lists our current stock of Australian pennies and penny varieties. Our Australian halfpennies and pre-decimal silver coins are listed on separate pages.

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Five types of Australian pennies were minted.

First type Australian penny 1911 - 1936

Specifications:
Diameter 30.8mm. Weight 9.45grams. Plain edge.
Metal composition: 97% copper, 2.
5% zinc and 0.5% tin.

Obverse: portrait of King George V by Sir Edgar Mackennal.
Reverse: ONE PENNY within a circle sculpted by W H J Blakemore

Year

Description

Grade

Price (A$)

1911

Superb golden red lustre both sides, full brilliant red. Unusually strong strike with clear pearls and centre diamond, flawless rims and surfaces, outstanding eye appeal.

Gem

1350

1911

Much sought-after first date Australian penny, attractive lustre, mostly original red colour, but just starting to tone brownish red on the obverse (heads). No significant detracting flaws, strong eye appeal, almost Gem Unc but not quite. click here for image

Choice unc

1050

1911

Almost full original lustre, but a soft red colour, with only the lightest toning. Slight flattening of the obverse rim is noticeable, but does not detract unduly from near Gem Unc condition again. click here for image

Choice unc

795

1911

Highly attractive, considerable original red colour on the reverse, the obverse (heads) has a little more brown toning, but original red colour around the lettering. No significant detracting flaws, better than average strike. click here for image

Unc

525

1911

Most attractive, considerable original red colour both sides, including under all the lettering. No significant detracting flaws, just the very lightest rubbing on the diamond and top pearls.

Unc/aUnc

175

1911

Attractive specimen, mostly an even brown colour, but with traces of original red lustre. Six clear pearls, centre diamond defined, one scratch to obverse crown, no other significant flaws.

Very fine

35

1912

Highly attractive, mostly original red lustre both sides, but just starting to tone brownish red. No significant detracting flaws, strong eye appeal, almost gem condition but not quite. click here for image

Choice unc

1495

1912

Even dark toning, full eight pearls and centre diamond, no significant flaws.

gEF

245

1912

Limited circulation only, even brown toning, some wear to top two pearls, but clear centre diamond and no significant flaws

goodVF

35

1913

Superb golden red lustre both sides, full brilliant red. Medium to strong strike, flawless rims and surfaces, outstanding eye appeal, one of the finest known. click here for image

Gem

5250

1913

Reverse has considerable original red lustre, with light toning in the centre and some darker patches through the word COMMONWEALTH. Obverse is red and brown with light field flecking. Eight clear pearls and strong centre diamond, medium strike, excellent rims. click here for image

Unc

1875

1913

Significant original red lustre both sides, mostly underlying the lettering. Very light wear on top pearls only. Minimal handling marks. click here for image

aUnc/Unc

775

1914

Considerable original red lustre both sides, eight clear pearls and strong centre diamond, medium strike, no flaws. click here for image

Unc

2250

1914

Reverse traces of red lustre, eight clear pearls and strong centre diamond, no flaws. click here for image

aUnc/Unc

1390

1918

Red and brown colour, much original red. Eight clear pearls and strong centre diamond, no significant rim or surface blemishes. This is one of the hardest pennies to find in top grade. click here for image

Unc

2375

1918

Circulated condition, even brown toning, six clear pearls, no centre diamond, quite collectable

Fine

45

1918

Another, attractive even brown colour, some wear but clear fields and good rims, five clear pearls.

about Fine

25

1919 dot below

Full original red lustre, clear eight pearls and centre diamond. One of the nicest we have ever seen. click here for image

Choice uncirculated

1950

1919 dot below

Circulated condition, six clear pearls, defined centre diamond, highly collectable

Fine

10

1920 plain

Circulated condition, but quite collectable

Average

95

1920 dot above

Circulated condition, but quite collectable

Average

12

1920 dot below

Limited circulation only, even brown toning, some wear to top two pearls, but clear centre diamond and no significant flaws. click here for image

EF/aEF

195

1920 dot below

Circulated condition, but quite collectable

Average

12

1920 double dot

Circulated condition, but quite collectable

Average

45

1920

Set of three coins: dot above, dot below and double dot, circulated condition

Average

65

1921

Circulated condition, six clear pearls, defined centre diamond, no significant flaws

Fine

10

1922

Highly attractive even brown colour, eight clear pearls, well-defined centre diamond, no obvious flaws.

EF

150

1922

Another, attractive even brown colour, some wear but clear fields, six pearls visible and strong centre diamond. Highly collectable.

good Fine

25

1923

Superb golden red lustre both sides, almost full red. Medium to strong strike, flawless rims and surfaces, outstanding eye appeal, one of the best we have seen. Scan does not reveal full lustre, unfortunately. click here for image

Gem

3650

1923

Even dark toning, full eight pearls and centre diamond, light reverse spots of verdigris, no other significant flaws, obverse uncirculated.

gEF/aUnc

295

1923

Most attractive even brown colour, eight pearls, top two a little flat, well-defined centre diamond, some wear from limited circulation but no other obvious flaws.

aEF

95

1923

Most attractive even brown colour, eight pearls, top two a little flat, well-defined centre diamond, some wear from limited circulation but no other obvious flaws.

gVF/aEF

75

1923

Lovely specimen, even brown colour, six clear pearls, centre diamond defined, no other flaws.

goodVF

55

1924

Highly attractive lustre both sides, almost full red, but with slightly streaky planchet metal. Strong strike, flawless rims and surfaces, outstanding eye appeal, almost Gem Unc but not quite. click here for image

Choice unc

2650

1924

Attractive specimen, deep brown colour, six clear pearls, centre diamond well-defined, some patches of darker toning, no other significant flaws. click here for image

Very fine

55

1924

Attractive specimen, even light brown colour, six clear pearls, centre diamond almost defined, no other significant flaws.

Very fine

45

1924

Another, even brown colour, some wear but clear fields and good rims

Fine

25

1925

Second hardest penny to find after the elusive 1930. This item has even dark brown colour, six clear pearls and centre diamond, with the top two pearls flattened a little, no other flaws. click here for image

goodVF

565

1925

Lovely specimen, even brown colour, six clear pearls, centre diamond defined, excellent surfaces and rims, no obvious flaws. click here for image

goodVF

495

1925

Another nice one, slightly blotchy colouring, six clear pearls, well-defined centre diamond , no other obvious flaws. click here for image

VF/goodVF

395

1925

Another, attractive even brown colour, significant wear but clear fields and good rims, just one small flan flaw, else VF. Highly collectable.

good Fine

325

1925

Another, attractive even brown colour, some wear but clear fields and good rims, just one small edge nick.

Fine

225

1925

Another, even brown colour, some wear, one edge knock, still quite collectable.

aFine

175

1925

Circulated condition, but quite collectable

Average

145

1926

Even brown colour, full eight pearls and clear centre diamond, though top two pearls flattened a little, well struck, no significant flaws

gEF/aUnc

155

1926

Attractive specimen, even brown colour, six clear pearls, centre diamond defined, no significant flaws.

Very fine

55

1926

Another, even brown colour, six clear pearls, centre diamond defined, quite collectable

almost VF

35

1927

Attractive lustre, mostly original dark red colour. Strong eye appeal, almost Gem Unc but not quite. click here for image

Choice unc

975

1927

Highly attractive even brown colour, eight clear pearls, well-defined centre diamond, clear surfaces no obvious flaws.

EF

155

1927

Lovely specimen, even brown colour, six clear pearls, centre diamond defined, no other obvious flaws, minimal wear.

good VF

45

1927

Attractive even brown colour, six clear pearls, centre diamond defined, no significant flaws.

Very fine

25

1928

Attractive specimen, even brown colour, six clear pearls, no significant flaws, minimal wear.

Very fine

25

1928

Another, even brown colour, six clear pearls, centre diamond defined, quite collectable

good fine

15

1928 var

Broken 8 variety, even brown colour, some wear, six bold pearls but no diamond, rare

aFine

95

1929

Most attractive, original dark red colour both sides. No significant detracting flaws, just the very lightest rubbing on the diamond and top pearls. Very hard to find this good.

Unc/aUnc

575

1929

Attractive even brown colour, six clear pearls, centre diamond defined, no significant flaws.

Very fine

25

1929

Circulated condition, six clear pearls, highly collectable

Fine

10

1931

Standard date, even brown colour, six clear pearls, centre diamond defined

almost VF

35

1931

Standard date. Circulated condition, but quite collectable.

Average

10

1931 dropped I

Scarce. Interesting variety. Even brown colour, six clear pearls, centre diamond defined, soft strike, no obvious flaws.

good VF

95

1931 dropped I

Attractive specimen, brown colour, six clear pearls, centre diamond defined, stronger strike, but small patches of stabilised verdigris, no other obvious flaws.

Very fine

75

1931 dropped I

Well circulated condition, but 6 clear pearls and no other detracting flaws.

Average

35

1932

Circulated, with flattened top two pearls, but clear centre diamond, minimal wear and no significant flaws.

good VF

45

1932

Another, circulated, six strong pearls and clear centre diamond, no significant flaws.

Very fine

20

1933

Most attractive even brown colour, eight pearls, centre diamond, lightest wear only, no other flaws.

good EF

125

1933

Most attractive even brown colour, eight pearls, centre diamond, some light wear from limited circulation but no other obvious flaws.

EF

95

1933

Attractive even brown colour, eight pearls, top two fused, well-defined centre diamond, some wear from limited circulation but no other obvious flaws.

aEF

55

1933

Circulated, with wear on top two pearls, but clear centre diamond and no significant flaws.

good VF

25

1934

Superb, highly attractive full original bright red lustre. Minor die break under date does not detract. Strong eye appeal, one of the finest we have seen. Near gem. click here for image

Choice unc

1295

1934

Strong strike, flawless rims and surfaces, lustrous red and brown. Eight clear pearls and strong centre diamond. Almost Choice unc. click here for image

Unc

365

1935

Full original golden red colour, both sides brilliant, near perfect rims and fields, well struck, full eight pearls and centre diamond. One of the finest we have seen. Better than the scan indicates. click here for image

Gem

1375

1935

Lustrous, deep red-brown colour with underlying bluish lustre, well struck, clear surfaces and rims. click here for image

Choice unc

785

1935

Significant original red lustre both sides, eight clear pearls and strong centre diamond, medium strike, excellent rims.

Unc

225

1935

Most attractive even brown colour, eight clear pearls, well-defined centre diamond, some wear from limited circulation but no other obvious flaws.

aEF

45

1935

Circulated, with wear on top two pearls, but clear centre diamond and small reverse stain, no other flaws.

good VF

22

1936

Sourced from a collector in England. Slightly streaky planchet, as is common, but flawless surfaces and perfect rims. This coin is unusually sharply struck, with lots of that elusive 'eye appeal' required for a strict Gem grading. Colour is a most attractive original orange-red with minimal soft toning. Looks better in real life than in the scan. click here for image

Choice unc

725

1936

Circulated, with flattened top two pearls, but clear centre diamond, minimal wear and no significant flaws.

good VF

25

1936

Another, circulated, six strong pearls and clear centre diamond, no significant flaws.

Very fine

10

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Second type Australian penny 1938 - 1948

Specifications and composition unchanged. Obverse: portrait of King George VI by Thomas H Paget. Reverse: sculpture of Australian kangaroo by George Kruger Gray.

1938

Near perfect surfaces, soft original red-brown lustre, virtually as struck, lightest handling marks only; microscopic obverse flan flaws do not detract; most attractive, near gem

Choice unc

295

1938

Full original lustre, virtually as struck, lightest handling marks only

Choice unc

265

1939

Full original golden red lustre, just the very lightest toning; strong strike, clear surfaces and rims. Highly attractive. Perilously close to gem.

Choice unc

485

1940 M

Toned brown, light rubbing on the high points, good rims and surfaces, no flaws

EF

65

1940 M

Toned even brown colour, minimal wear, no significant flaws

VF

25

1940 K.G

Even brown toning both sides, minimal handling marks from limited circulation

aUnc/Unc

485

1940 K.G

Toned even brown colour, better than average condition, no significant flaws

VF

55

1940 K.G

Circulated, even brown, no significant flaws

good fine

35

1940 K.G

Toned even brown colour, circulated, but no significant flaws

average

25

1941 Melb

Full purple-red colour, strong strike, highly lustrous

Uncirculated

195

1941 Perth

Brown colour, well struck, minor handling marks mostly confined to the obverse

gEF/aUnc

55

1941 K.G

Superb full original golden red colour, fully lustrous both sides, medium strike, no significant surface flaws, quite rare as such. One of the nicest we have seen. click here for image

Gem unc

1375

1941 K.G

Original colour on dark red planchet, bright deep red lustre, medium strike only, no significant surface flaws, just the very lightest rubbing. click here for image

Choice unc

975

1941 K.G

Full deep red original lustre, medium strike but flawless surfaces, rare as such. click here for image

Choice unc

785

1941 K.G

Unusual streaky colour, clear fields, no visible wear

Unc

485

1941 K.G

Full red even colour both sides, excellent eye appeal, but just the very light rubbing on the high points click here for image

aUnc/Unc

395

1941 K.G

Toned brown, light rubbing on the high points, good rims and surfaces

EF

85

1941 K.G

Toned even brown colour, better than average condition, no significant flaws

good VF

45

1941 K.G

Circulated, even brown, no significant flaws

good fine

25

1942 Perth

Original colour on dark planchet, unusually bright red, medium strike, one small obverse carbon patch only, otherwise Choice unc

Unc

165

1942 Perth

Toned brown, light rubbing on the high points, good rims and surfaces, no flaws

EF

40

1942 Perth

Toned even brown colour, circulated, but no significant flaws

average

15

1942 India

Toned, but considerable underlying red colour, no surface blemishes

Unc

185

1942 India

Toned, but considerable original red colour, minor handling marks only

aUnc

85

1942 India

Missing I variety. Circulated condition, even brown toning, quite scarce

Very fine

45

1942 India

Missing I variety. Well circulated condition, but quite scarce

average

25

1943 Melb

Lustrous deep red, flawless rims and surfaces. click here for image

Choice unc

225

1943 Melb

Original red colour, microscopic surface flaws only, strong eye appeal

Unc

135

1943 Perth

Original biscuit red colour, subdued lustre, flawless rims and surfaces, click here for image

Unc

195

1943 Perth

Almost full red as struck, small but visible die cracks near obverse rim, soft strike, else choice unc

Unc

155

1943 Perth

Full red as struck, excellent eye appeal, but light obverse scratch through King's hair, else choice unc

Unc

125

1943 Perth

Deep brown colour, original lustre, clear surfaces, almost choice unc

Unc

85

1943 India

Toned a dark purple red, flawless surfaces and rims

Choice unc

195

1943 India

Some limited circulation , mostly even brown toning, with some original lustre under obverse lettering

EF

45

1944 Melb

Full original dark red colour, almost flawless rims and surfaces, lightest planchet streaking, but unusually even colour. Perilously close to Gem. click here for image

Choice unc

1650

1944 Melb

Full original deep red colour, no significant wear, but a few light dings from limited circulation

aUnc/Unc

495

1944 Melb

Attractive subdued lustre, light wear evident. Rare

gEF/aUnc

195

1944 Melb

Some limited circulation , even brown toning, no significant flaws

gVF/aEF

75

1944 Melb

Well circulated condition, but scarce

average

15

1944 Perth

Full original rainbow red colour, as struck, medium strike, strong eye appeal. Almost gem. click here for image

Choice unc

445

1944 Perth

Most attractive, full original colour, relatively strong strike, light obverse field bag mark does not detract unduly; near gem

Choice unc

225

1944 Perth

Original biscuit red colour, subdued lustre, flawless rims and surfaces, soft strike, almost choice uncirculated

Unc

145

1944 Perth

Dark red colour, minimal surface marks, soft strike

aUnc/Unc

85

1944 Perth

Dark red colour as usual, minimal wear, soft strike

EF

55

1945 Perth

Deep chocolate brown colour as usual for Perth mint coins, full original burnt copper lustre, soft strike only, excellent surfaces and rims, no significant blemishes. click here for image

Choice unc

225

1945 Perth

Attractive subdued lustre, deep red colour, light handling marks only; near choice

Unc

185

1945 Perth

Attractive subdued lustre, light field flecks only

gEF/aUnc

95

1946

Third most difficult penny to find. Extremely rare this good. Light toning only, with almost full original red lustre both sides. No significant flaws. Almost gem. click here for image

Choice unc

8900

1946

Another extremely rare example, with full original lustre. Darker toning on the obverse, but reverse is near gem condition. Flawless surfaces and rims. click here for image

Choice unc

6775

1946

Well struck, even brown colour with streaks of darker metal colour and very light flaking on the reverse, as is common. Vestiges of original red lustre mostly on obverse (not visible in scan). Metal flaws do not detract unduly from overall strong eye appeal. click here for image

gEF

2195

1946

Some limited circulation, dark brown colour, excellent rims and surfaces, no major flaws

good VF/ aEF

850

1946

Circulated, well struck, excellent rims, very little wear, no significant flaws, but toned a dark red colour, almost black. click here for image

very fine

395

1946

Circulated, well struck, excellent rims, very little wear, no significant flaws, but appears to have been cleaned at some stage. Surface wear indicates about EF, but strictly:

very fine

275

1946

Circulated, but well struck, excellent rims, even brown colour. No significant flaws. click here for image

good fine

125

1946

Some wear, but well struck, even brown colour. No significant flaws.

Fine

65

1947 Melb

Attractive subdued lustre, no significant handling marks, strong strike

Choice unc

185

1947 Melb

Deep red lustre, fine die crack through roo's tail, small reverse carbon patch, brilliant obverse, strong strike, excellent eye appeal

Choice unc

155

1947 Melb

Some limited circulation, deep even brown colour, no flaws

good VF/ aEF

15

1947 Perth

Full original lustre, slightly dull biscuit red colour as usual, relatively good strike, perilously close to gem condition. One of the best we have seen; very rare. click here for image

Choice unc

1950

1947 Perth

Full original lustre, biscuit red colour as usual, good strike, rare as such. click here for image

Choice unc

1775

1947 Perth

Original lustre, dull biscuit red colour, almost as good as the previous one, but darker toning and slightly weaker strike. Still quite rare this good. click here for image

Choice unc

1495

1947 Perth

Original lustre, colour shades from bright orange to deep red, but shades evenly so retains strong eye appeal. Average strike as usual. click here for image

Unc

1290

1947 Perth

Almost full original colour, but a soft brownish red, soft strike, no significant handling marks, almost choice unc condition except that lustre is a little dull. Still very hard to find this good click here for image

Unc

895

1947 Perth

Mostly brown but traces of original red under the lettering

gEF/aUnc

195

1947 Perth

Even brown toning, no flaws, minimal wear

EF

95

1947 Perth

Circulated, but even brown toning, no major flaws.

good VF

35

1947 Perth

Circulated, even brown toning, small patch of stabilised stain

average

15

1948 Melb

Full red, superb, dark metal streaks do not detract, near gem.

Choice unc

95

1948 Melb

Mostly full red, just lightest toning

Unc

75

1948 Melb

Red and brown colour, clear surfaces and excellent rims

Unc

65

1948 Melb

Mostly brown but traces of original red

gEF/aUnc

35

1948 Perth

Almost as struck, with full original lustre. Brownish red colour, slightly darker than usual. Small reverse planchet flaw does not detract unduly. Medium strike. Clear surfaces. Very rare. click here for image

Choice unc

2125

1948 Perth

Some limited circulation, even dark brown colour, no major flaws, highly collectable.

good VF/ aEF

295

1948 Perth

Limited circulation only, well struck, excellent rims, very little wear, no significant flaws

good VF

95

1948 Perth

Circulated, well struck, excellent rims, very little wear, no significant flaws, Surface wear indicates about EF, but strictly:

very fine

55

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Third type Australian penny 1949 - 1952

Specifications and
composition unchanged.

Obverse: IND:IMP deleted from the inscription and the letters F:D expanded to FIDEI DEF. Reverse: unchanged
.

1949

Full red, flawless, superb

Gem

185

1949

Full red, near gem

Choice unc

125

1949

Mostly full red, just lightest flecking

Choice unc

95

1949

Red and brown colour, clear surfaces and excellent rims

Unc

45

1949

Mostly brown but traces of original red

gEF/aUnc

15

1950 Melb

Superb lustre, virtually full red, just the very lightest toning, almost gem. click here for image

Choice unc

85

1950 Melb

Mostly full red, light toning only

Choice unc

65

1950 Melb

Red and brown colour, clear surfaces and excellent rims

Unc

35

1950 Melb

Mostly brown but traces of original red

gEF/aUnc

15

1950 Perth

Full original golden red colour, especially vibrant rainbow colours on the obverse, medium strike only as usual, flawless rims and surfaces, light planchet streaking does not detract. Strong eye appeal. click here for image

Gem

725

1950 Perth

Full original dark red lustre, unusually well struck, minimal spotting from the mint process does not detract. click here for image

Choice unc

565

1950 Perth

Brownish planchet colour as usual, but good strike and excellent surfaces and rims

Unc

195

1950 Perth

Mostly brown but traces of original red

gEF/aUnc

65

1951 Melb

Full original red colour, as struck

Gem

85

1951 Melb

Mostly full red, just very lightest toning

Choice unc

65

1951 Melb

Mostly full red, light toning, minimal handling marks

Unc

45

1951 PL

Full original pinkish-orange colour, almost as struck, as good as they come. click here for image

Choice unc

95

1951 PL

Full original pinkish-orange colour, as struck, just the faintest appearance of scuffing due mainly to the inevitable die wear.

Choice unc

70

1951 PL

Mostly full red, just lightest toning

Unc

45

1951 PL

Mostly brown but some original red

gEF/aUnc

15

1952 Melb

Full original red colour, as struck, near gem. click here for image

Choice unc

95

1952 Melb

Virtually full red, just lightest toning, otherwise choice uncirculated

Unc

65

1952 Melb

Mostly brown but some original red

gEF/aUnc

25

1952 Perth

Superb golden red original lustre, flawless rims and surfaces, obverse rainbow colours, near gem. click here for image

Choice unc

150

1952 Perth

Full original lustre, as struck, darker red planchet as is common for Perth minted coins, obverse rainbow colours, strong eye appeal.

Choice unc

115

1952 Perth

Almost full red, unusually bright, clear surfaces, just the lightest bag marks only

Unc

65

1952 Perth

Red and brown colour, lightest bag marks only

Unc

45

1952 Perth

Mostly full red, light bag marks only

aUnc

25

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Fourth type Australian penny 1953

Specifications and composition unchanged.
Obverse: Sculpture of Queen Elizabth II by Mary Gillick.
Reverse: unchanged
.

1953 Melb

Full original lustre, as struck, bright red colour, just the lightest toning prevents gem grade

Choice unc

145

1953 Melb

Mostly red, but some light even brownish toning, no significant surface blemishes

Unc

75

1953 Melb

Red and brown colour, lightest bag marks only

aUnc/Unc

45

1953 Perth

Full original lustre, as struck, darker red colour as usual for Perth minted coins, minimal field flecks. click here for image

Choice unc

125

1953 Perth

Original lustre, very light surface marks only

Unc

85

1953 Perth

Toned brown, lightest wear only

aUnc/Unc

35

1953 Perth

Red and brown, lightest wear only

aUnc

25

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Fifth type Australian penny 1955 - 1964

Specifications and composition unchanged.
Obverse: inscription changed to include F:D.
Reverse: unchanged.

1955 Melb

Lovely full original brilliant red lustre, near gem

Choice unc

135

1955 Melb

Perfect surfaces and rims, superb brilliant reverse - best we have ever seen, obverse has some even darker toning which does not detract from outstanding eye appeal, almost gem

Choice unc

115

1955 Melb

Full original brilliant lustre, prooflike surfaces, toned a rich purple-red

Choice unc

110

1955 Melb

Red and brown, lightest wear only

aUnc

35

1955 Melb

Red and brown, underlying lustre, lightest wear only

EF

25

1955 Perth

Full original red colour, but slightly dull lustre as is common with Perth coins, otherwise no flaws whatsoever

Choice unc

95

1955 Perth

Mostly full red, light toning, minimal handling marks, no significant flaws

Unc

55

1956 Melb

Full original red colour, as struck

Gem

145

1956 Melb

Full original flame red colour, brilliant lustre, just very light carbon spots and obverse toning patches, otherwise Gem

Choice unc

95

1956 Perth

Full original red colour, but subdued lustre, microscopic contact marks only

Unc

65

1956 Perth

Mostly full red, light toning, minimal handling marks

aUnc/Unc

35

1957 Perth

Full original red colour, with typical Perth colour variations, almost as struck, quite hard to find

Choice unc

55

1957 Perth

Mostly full red, light toning, minimal handling marks

Unc

35

1957 Perth

Mostly full original colour, light toning, light handling marks

aUnc/Unc

15

1958 Melb

Full original red colour, as struck

Gem

95

1958 Melb

Full original red colour, as struck, slightly streaked planchet, else Gem

Choice unc

55

1958 Melb

Mostly full red, light toning, minimal handling marks

Unc

15

1958 Perth

Full original rainbow red colour, as struck, slightly darker obverse

Choice unc

55

1958 Perth

Full original red colour, as struck, microscopic bagging marks only

Unc

20

1958 Perth

Mostly original colour, light toning, light handling marks

aUnc/Unc

10

1959 Melb

Full original colour, near gem. click here for image

Choice unc

195

1959 Melb

Attractively toned

Unc

90

1959 Perth

Almost full original red colour, but slightly streaky planchet as usual

Choice unc

45

1959 Perth

Full original rainbow red colour, as struck, light bagging marks only

Unc

25

1959 Perth

Mostly full original colour, light toning, light handling marks

aUnc/Unc

15

1960

Full original colour, almost flawless surfaces, near gem. click here for image

Choice unc

55

1960

Almost full original colour, light toning only, obverse golden lustre, reverse red, choice except for slightly dull toning. click here for image

Unc

36

1961

Full original red colour, as struck, ex mint roll

Gem

35

1961

Full colour, as struck, ex mint roll, five coins @ special price

Gem

125

1961

Almost full original colour, just the lightest toning

Unc

15

1961

Mostly full original colour, light toning, light handling marks

aUnc/Unc

10

1962

Full original red colour, as struck, ex mint roll

Gem

15

1962

Full colour, as struck, ex mint roll, five coins @ special price

Gem

60

1962

Almost full original colour, just the lightest toning

Unc

6

1963

Full original red colour, as struck, ex mint roll

Gem

15

1963

Full colour, as struck, ex mint roll, five coins @ special price

Gem

60

1963

Almost full original colour, just the lightest toning

Unc

6

1964 Melb

Full original red colour, as struck, ex mint roll

Gem

20

1964 Melb

Full original red colour, as struck, ex mint roll

Choice unc

8

1964 Melb

Full colour, as struck, ex mint roll, five coins @ special price

Choice unc

36

1964 Melb

Almost full original colour, just the lightest toning

Unc

4

1964 Perth

Full original red colour, as struck, ex mint roll

Gem

12

1964 Perth

Full original red colour, as struck, ex mint roll

Choice unc

10

1964 Perth

Full colour, as struck, ex mint roll, five coins @ special price

Gem

40

1964 Perth

Full colour, as struck, with interesting die crack through the obverse star. click here for image

Gem

25

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Australian penny varieties and oddities

1922 Spectacular die crack from C in commonwealth through to A in Australia
Average
25
1922 Extensive die crack through reverse legend from C to F
gFine
18
1922 Die crack through reverse legend from P through inner circle then through EA to rim
aFine
12
1924 Filled 4 variety
Fine
15
1927 Die crack through obverse legend from VS through to D.G
aFine
12

1928 var

Broken 8 variety, even brown colour, some wear, six bold pearls but no diamond, rare

aFine

95

1931 dropped I

Scarce. Interesting variety. Even brown colour, six clear pearls, centre diamond defined, soft strike, no obvious flaws.

goodVF

95

1931 dropped I

Attractive specimen, brown colour, six clear pearls, centre diamond defined, stronger strike, but small patches of stabilised verdigris, no other obvious flaws.

Very fine

75

1931 dropped I

Well circulated condition, but 6 clear pearls and no other detracting flaws.

Average

35

1941K.G Die crack through reverse legend from Y through roo's tail to rim
aFine
12

1942 India

Missing I variety. Circulated condition, even brown toning, quite scarce

Very fine

45

1942 India

Missing I variety. Well circulated condition, but quite scarce

average

25

1943 Perth

Almost full red as struck, small but visible die cracks near obverse rim, soft strike, else choice unc

Unc

135

1943 Perth

Reverse die crack through 3 and roo's tail

Fine

10

1943 Perth

Small reverse die crack through ALIA and roo's tail

average

10

1943 India

Long denticles variety and dot before and after penny

VF

45

1947 Perth

Several reverse die cracks. Highly unusual

gFine

18

1949 Bitten edge
gFine
8
1952 Melb Fairly dramatic flan flaw with metal missing from the reverse underneath ENNY and date
EF
35
1962 Double nose variety, much original lustre. click here for image
aUnc
35

1964 Perth

Full colour, as struck, with interesting die crack through the obverse star. click here for image

Gem

25

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