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One Penny

1911 - 64

The penny series was first issued in 1911 at the beginning of Australia coinage. During its period of circulation three monarchs were featured on the obverse - George V (1911 - 1936), George VI (1937 - 1952), and Elizabeth II (1953 - 1964). Two reverse designs were utilised, the first was by W.H.J Blackmore and was entirely text based. This design was used until 1937 when it was changed to Kruger Gray's iconic bounding kangaroo obverse. The half penny series concluded in 1964 when decimal currency was introduced in Australia.

The heads side of the coinThe tails side of the coinCurrency in equivalent units of base 10

George V1911 - 36George VI1937 - 52Elizabeth II1953 - 64
Values for higher grade coins are only available with a subscription, for subscription options, please click here.  MintageVG8F12VF20XF40AU50AU55AU58MS62George V1911 3,768,000        George V1912-H 3,600,000        George V1913 2,520,000        George V1914 720,000        George V1915 960,000        George V1915-H 1,320,000        George V1916-I 3,324,000        George V1917-I 6,240,000        George V1918-I 1,200,000        George V1919 5,810,160        George V1919 Dot Below Lower ScrollIncl. in above        George V1919 Double DotIncl. in above        George V1920 9,041,000        George V1920 Dot Above Lower ScrollIncl. in above        George V1920 Dot Above Top ScrollIncl. in above        George V1920 Dot Below Lower ScrollIncl. in above        George V1920 Double DotIncl. in above        George V1921 7,438,320*        George V1922 12,947,040        George V1923 5,654,400        George V1924 4,665,840*        George V1925 949,600*        George V1926 1,036,800        George V1927 4,922,400        George V1928 3,038,400        George V1929 2,599,200        George V1930 Est. 3,000        George V1931 494,400        George V1932 2,116,800        George V1933 5,817,600        George V1933/2 OverdateIncl. in above        George V1934 5,808,000        George V1935 3,724,800        George V1936 9,890,400        George VI1938 5,552,400        George VI1939 6,240,000        George VI1940 4,075,200        George VI1940 K.G1,113,600        George VI1941-Y 12,794,000        George VI1941 K.GIncl. in above        George VI1941 1,588,000        George VI1942-Y 12,244,800        George VI1942-I Sans I9,000,000        George VI1942-I With I9,000,000        George VI1943 11,112,000        George VI1943-Y 33,086,400        George VI1943-I 9,000,000        George VI1944 2,112,000        George VI1944-Y 27,830,800        George VI1945-Y 15,172,800        George VI1946 363,000        George VI1947 6,864,000        George VI1947-Y 4,490,400        George VI1948 26,616,000        George VI1948-Y 1,534,000        George VI1949 27,064,800        George VI1950 36,358,800        George VI1950-Y 21,488,000        George VI1951 21,240,000        George VI1951-Y 12,888,000        George VI1951-PL 18,000,000        George VI1952 12,408,000        George VI1952-A 45,514,000        Elizabeth II1953 6,936,000        Elizabeth II1953-A 6,202,800        Elizabeth II1955 6,336,000        Elizabeth II1955-Y 11,109,600        Elizabeth II1956 13,872,000        Elizabeth II1956-Y 12,121,000        Elizabeth II1957-Y 15,978,000        Elizabeth II1958 10,012,800        Elizabeth II1958-Y 14,428,000        Elizabeth II1959 1,617,000        Elizabeth II1959-Y 14,428,000        Elizabeth II1960-Y 20,515,200        Elizabeth II1961-Y 30,607,200        Elizabeth II1962-Y 34,851,600        Elizabeth II1963-Y 10,258,560        Elizabeth II1964 10,000,000        Elizabeth II1964-Y 54,590,000        Values for higher grade coins are only available with a subscription, for subscription options, please click here.  MintagePR60George V1919 Dot Below - ProofUnknown George V1920 Dot Below - ProofUnknown George V1923 ProofUnknown George V1924 ProofUnknown George V1925 Proof3 Known George V1926 ProofUnknown George V1927 ProofUnknown George V1928 ProofUnknown George V1929 ProofUnknown George V1930 Proof6 Known George V1931 ProofUnknown George V1932 ProofUnknown George V1933 ProofUnknown George V1934 Proof50 George V1935 Proof126 George V1936 ProofUnknown George VI1937 Pattern10 Known George VI1937 Uniface in SilverUnique George VI1938 Proof100* George VI1939 ProofUnknown 12Values are in AUD and are retail price estimations based on past sales of coins certified by PCGS or NGC and as such values only related to such graded coins. Uncertified coins or coins graded by other services would likely be worth significantly less. For wholesale pricing please refer to the Red Sheet. While all attempts to ensure accurate pricing, data entry errors can occur and as such no warranty is expressed or implied as to the accuracy of any information published on this website. It is important to verify all published sales to ensure the accuracy of the pricing when making any purchase decision. Any personal information provided to us is protected by the Privacy Act 1988.