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1930 Penny about VF PCGS VF35

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1930 Penny about VF PCGS VF35

Great reverse detail, strong in the King’s band also.

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Description:

Australia One Penny King George V Melbourne Mint 1930

Obverse: Coronate bust of George V to right, legend around.

Reverse: Denomination within legend, date below - date fault evident.

Die Variety: V1 per schema by Fred Lever

Grade: about VF / PCGS VF35


Great reverse detail, strong in the King’s band also.

The 1930 penny is undoubtedly Australia's most keenly sought rare coin - most everyone in the general public has heard of it (even if only vaguely), it's been THE coin that all pre-decimal coin collectors have lusted over for decades.

Not only is the 1930 penny exceedingly rare, it carries with it a rarity and functional beauty that is unmatched by any other Australian rare coin.

This particular example is in better quality than most in existence - it has great details right across the reverse side, the top scroll and the dots in the inner circle are all clear.

Importantly, it also retains a lot of detail in the King's crown, which is a significant point of reference for many penny collectors.

If you are interested in learning more about the historical background to this important Australian icon, you might like to read a previously-published article written by Andrew Crellin posted within the research section of our website.

If you'd like more information on recent sales statistics for comparable coins, don't hesitate to use the "Ask A Question" button, and we'll be pleased to share with you the auction research that we have prepared.

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PCGS Certificate Verification 35424790