Pictures of Coins of the UK

by Tony Clayton


One Penny (Bronze, 1902-1936)


One Penny (Bronze, 1860-1901) <<-- : -->> One Penny (Bronze, 1937-1970)

History of the Penny
Values of One Penny Coins


Edward VII

1902 penny

Edward VII 1902 penny, low tide.
Note that the sea level is below the junction of the legs.

Courtesy of Martin Platt.

1902 high tide penny

Edward VII 1902 penny, normal (high) tide.
Note that the sea level is at the junction of the legs

Author's Collection

1903 open 3

Edward VII 1903 penny.
Open 3 variety, Freeman 158a (above) compared with normal (below)

Courtesy of Martin Platt (normal from Author's Collection).


George V

1914 penny

1914 penny.
Author's Collection

1918H penny reverse

1918H penny, reverse.
Author's Collection

1918KN penny reverse

1918KN penny, reverse.
Author's Collection

1918H penny reverse

1918H penny, detail.
Author's Collection

1918KN penny reverse

1918KN penny, detail.
Author's Collection

1919KN penny

1919KN penny, KN mint mark to the left of the date
Courtesy of Martin Platt

1922 pattern penny

1922 penny, with reverse of 1927 type
Extremely rare, courtesy of Martin Platt
The normal issued type has a reverse as shown for 1914 and 1919KN above, and 1926 below.

Note in particular

  • the length of the teeth around the edge,
  • the lower relief of the scarce type, and
  • the position of Britannia's right thumb on the shield.
1926 pennies

1926 penny, normal effigy to left, modified to right
Author's Collection

1926 pennies

1926 pennies, details of inscription changes
Author's Collection

1926 penny

1926 modified effigy penny
Courtesy of Martin Platt

1933 penny

1933 penny
Extremely rare
Scan donated anonymously

1933 pattern penny

1933 pattern penny.
Extremely rare
Scan donated anonymously

1936 penny

1936 penny.
Author's Collection


Links

One Penny (Bronze, 1860-1901) <<-- : -->> One Penny (Bronze, 1937-1970)
History of the Penny
Values of Copper or Bronze One Penny Coins
Coins of the UK Index
Main Pictures Index
UK Coin Values Index

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Pictures of Coins of the UK - The Penny (4)
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