|George VI Penny 1949-1952
|George VI Penny
|GEORGE VI PENNY
|The obverse was originally designed for use on Edward VIII
coins and it is by Sir Thomas Humphrey Pagent.
The reverse was a slightly different Britannia designed at the
They were produced in every year from 1937 to 1952 although
there is only one known 1952 penny.
During 1944-1946 pennies were chemically darkened at the mint.
After 1948 the title of emperor of India (IND:IMP) was no longer
used on the penny because India had became independent
1937-1952 Bronze, 9.4 grams, 31mm Diameter.
|George VI Penny 1944-1946
(chemically darkened at the mint)