Coins and Australia - Penny 1930 - Australian pre-decimal coins price guide and values

Penny 1930 - Australian Coins Price Guide and Values

Penny 1930 - Australian coin
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Even if no 1930 penny were ordered, at the end of 1929, the Mint made the dies for a 1930 penny and struck a few of them. The most famous of all the Australian Commonwealth circulating coins, the 1930 pre-decimal penny, was minted at around for circulation and 6 in proof finish. Read more »

Penny 1930 value

The value of a Penny 1930 australian coin depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more.

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Variety G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1930 - Indian --$12,900$20,500$33,400$78,100
1930 - English ------
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1930 - Indian $148,800$201,400$257,500$313,500$389,500$465,500-
1930 - English -------

Auctions prices and values

View the average prices of certified Penny 1930 sold at auctions »

Penny 1930 - Indian Obverse

On April 14, 2016, at the CICF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction in Chicago, Heritage Auctions sold a 1930 penny (Indian Obverse), certified AU-50 by PCGS (finest-known) sold for AUD$86,000.

In May 2008, an uncertified VF/XF specimen, from the Dr. Patrick Tan Collection, sold for over AUD$42,250 at auction.

Proof

Proof examples sales history »

Varieties

Indian

Indian obverse have 178 beads and the N of OMN points to a denticle.

Penny 1920 - Indian obverse - Pre-decimal coin

English

English obverse have 177 beads and the N of OHM points between 2 denticles.

Penny 1920 - English obverse - Pre-decimal coin

Mintage

  • Penny 1930 - Indian : n/a
  • Penny 1930 - English : n/a

Specifications - Penny 1930 - Indian

  • Mint: Melbourne
  • Alloy: 97% copper, 2.5% zinc and 0.5% tin
  • Weight: 9.45g
  • Diameter : 30.8mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Sir E. B. MacKennel, Reverse: W. H. J. Blakemore

Last update : Saturday, November 21, 2020

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

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