Penny, South Africa, 1931, Brass
    Penny, South Africa, 1931, Brass
    Penny, South Africa, 1931, Brass
    Penny, South Africa, 1931, Brass

    Penny, South Africa, 1931, Brass

    South Africa, 1931, Penny(1923 to 1936), King George V Series – Pennies

     

    Varieties:   A few are known

    • 1923, The proof of the reverse is weak
    • 1929, Part of the neck is missing
    • 1930, Portion of the neck or ear are missing
    • 1932, no stop after the date
    • 1933, no stop after the date
    • 1934, date – The “4” touches the “3”
    • 1934, no stop after the date
    • 1936, Part of the neck is missing
    • Rope rigging differs on the sailing ship

    Coin Specifications

    Country

    South Africa

    Year

    1931(1923-1936)

    Value

    1 Penny, Penny, 1 D

    Metal

    Brass(Copper 0.955, Tin 0.030, Zinc 0.015)

    Weight

    9.45gm

    Diameter

    31.00mm

    Thickness

    1.90mm

    Engraver

    Bertram Mackennal (BM)

    Kruger Gray(KG)

    Shape

    Round

    Demonetized

    Yes

    Obverse

    Portrait of George V

    Lettering: 
    GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR

    Reverse

    Sailing ship

    Lettering: 1931-1936

    SOUTH-AFRICA-1931- SUID-AFRIKA * 1D*

    Edge

    Smooth

     

    Mintage

    Proof Mintage

    1923 Black

    91,027

    1,402

    1923 Red

    /

    /

    1924

    134,487

    None

    1925

    /

    None

    1926

    393,095

    16

    1927

    285,168

    None

    1928

    385,669

    None

    1929

    1,092,574

    None

    1930

    754,280

    14

    1931

    248,430

    62

    1932

    259,519

    12

    1933

    224,918

    20

    1934

    2,090,077

    24

    1935

    2,295,191

    20

    1936

    1,818,843

    40

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