Coins and Australia - Kookaburra Patterns - 1919 to 1921 - Penny and Half Penny

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Kookaburra Patterns - 1919 to 1921 - Penny and Half Penny

Kookaburra Patterns - Australian coin
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The Australian Government wanted to replace the circulating Half Penny and Penny in 1919. Trial square patterns, the Kookaburra, were minted by the Royal Mint in London and specimens in Royal Mint in Melbourne.

Because there awkward shape and low weight revealing technical difficulties it was decided to not put them into circulation to replace the current bronze low denominations coins.

Kookaburra Patterns value

The value of an australian Kookaburra Patterns coin depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more.

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
Type 1 - Half Penny 1920 --$177,800$200,300$395,000--
Type 2 - Half Penny 1921 --$94,800$106,800$110,600--
Type 3 - Penny 1919 --$33,600$37,800$59,300--
Type 4 - Penny 1919 --$37,500$42,300$94,800--
Type 4a - Penny 1919 --$67,200$75,700$237,000--
Type 5 - Penny 1919 --$59,600$73,300$86,900--
Type 5a - Penny 1919 --$67,200$75,700$237,000--
Type 6 - Penny 1919 --$31,600$35,600$86,900--
Type 6a - Penny 1919 --$67,200$75,700$237,000--
Type 7 - Penny 1920 --$33,600$37,800$71,100--
Type 8 - Penny 1920 --$33,600$37,800$126,400--
Type 9 - Penny 1920 --$63,200$71,200$146,200--
Type 10 - Penny 1920 --$118,500$133,500$256,800--
Type 11 - Penny 1920 ----$395,000--
Type 12 - Penny 1921 --$40,700$46,000$51,400--
Type 12a - Penny 1921 --$25,700$28,900$40,500--
Type 13 - Penny 1921 --$26,400$36,600$46,900--

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Varieties

Type 1 - Half Penny 1920

McDonald : # 1 / Renniks : # 1.

Type 2 - Half Penny 1921

McDonald : # 2 / Renniks : # 2.

Type 3 - Penny 1919

McDonald : # 3 / Renniks : # 3.

Type 4 - Penny 1919

McDonald : # 4 / Renniks : # 4.

Type 4a - Penny 1919

McDonald : # 4a / Renniks : # 4a.

Type 5 - Penny 1919

McDonald : # 5 / Renniks : # 5.

Type 5a - Penny 1919

McDonald : # 5a / Renniks : # 5a.

Type 6 - Penny 1919

McDonald : # 6 / Renniks : # 6.

Type 6a - Penny 1919

McDonald : # 6a / Renniks : # 6a.

Type 7 - Penny 1920

McDonald : # 7 / Renniks : # 7.

Type 8 - Penny 1920

McDonald : # 8 / Renniks : # 8.

Type 9 - Penny 1920

McDonald : # 9 / Renniks : # 9.

Type 10 - Penny 1920

McDonald : # 10 / Renniks : # 10.

Type 11 - Penny 1920

McDonald : # 11 / Renniks : # 13.

Type 12 - Penny 1921

McDonald : # 12 / Renniks : # 11.

Type 12a - Penny 1921

McDonald : # 12a / Renniks : # 11a.

Type 13 - Penny 1921

McDonald : # 13 / Renniks : # 12.

Specifications - Type 1 - Half Penny 1920

  • Alloy: 75% nickel and 25% copper
  • Weight: 1.97g
  • Diameter : 14mm

Specifications - Type 2 - Half Penny 1921

  • Alloy: 75% nickel and 25% copper
  • Weight: 1.93g
  • Diameter : 14mm

Specifications - Type 3 - Penny 1919

  • Alloy: 75% nickel and 25% copper
  • Weight: 4.02g
  • Diameter : 18mm

Specifications - Type 4 - Penny 1919

  • Alloy: 75% nickel and 25% copper
  • Weight: 3.85g
  • Diameter : 18mm

Specifications - Type 4a - Penny 1919

  • Alloy: 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper
  • Weight: 4.67g
  • Diameter : 18mm

Specifications - Type 5 - Penny 1919

  • Alloy: 75% nickel and 25% copper
  • Weight: 3.89g
  • Diameter : 18mm

Specifications - Type 5a - Penny 1919

  • Alloy: 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper
  • Weight: 4.67g
  • Diameter : 18mm

Specifications - Type 6 - Penny 1919

  • Alloy: 75% nickel and 25% copper
  • Weight: 3.88g
  • Diameter : 18mm

Specifications - Type 6a - Penny 1919

  • Alloy: 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper
  • Weight: 4.41g
  • Diameter : 18mm

Specifications - Type 7 - Penny 1920

  • Alloy: 75% nickel and 25% copper
  • Weight: 3.81g
  • Diameter : 18mm

Specifications - Type 8 - Penny 1920

  • Alloy: 75% nickel and 25% copper
  • Weight: 3.79g
  • Diameter : 18mm

Specifications - Type 9 - Penny 1920

  • Alloy: 75% nickel and 25% copper
  • Weight: 3.84g
  • Diameter : 18mm

Specifications - Type 10 - Penny 1920

  • Alloy: 75% nickel and 25% copper
  • Weight: 3.88g
  • Diameter : 18mm

Specifications - Type 11 - Penny 1920

  • Alloy: 75% nickel and 25% copper
  • Weight: 3.87g
  • Diameter : 18mm

Specifications - Type 12 - Penny 1921

  • Alloy: 75% nickel and 25% copper
  • Weight: 3.83g
  • Diameter : 18mm

Specifications - Type 12a - Penny 1921

  • Alloy: 98% nickel and 2% tin
  • Weight: 4.21g
  • Diameter : 18mm

Specifications - Type 13 - Penny 1921

  • Alloy: 75% nickel and 25% copper
  • Weight: 3.88g
  • Diameter : 18mm

The values on this page are in Australian dollars (AUD).