Australia 1963(p) penny

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from Steve Album sale 27, lot 1901
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This specimen was lot 1901 in Stephen Album sale 27 (Santa Rosa, CA, January 2017), where it sold for $211.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "AUSTRALIA: Elizabeth II, 1952—, penny, 1963(p). PCGS graded MS65 RD." The type was issued 1955-64 from Melbourne and Perth. The dot after the word "PENNY" marks this as a Perth product. This specimen realized thirty times the catalog value.

Recorded mintage: 10,258,000 plus 1,100 proofs.

Specification: 9.45 g, bronze, 30.8 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM-61.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • McDonald, Greg, The Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes, 23rd ed., Lavington, Australia, 2017.
  • [1]Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 27, featuring the Dr. Paul Stevens Collection of Indian Coins, Part VI, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2016.

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