King George V (1910-1936), Æ Penny, 1922, Melbourne or Perth mint. Obverse: Crowned Bust of George V facing left, legend around, “GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP:”. Reverse: Denomination “ONE PENNY” between two scrolls above and below, beaded border and legend around, “COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA”. KM-23. Clear 8 pearls and centre diamond, hints of lustre, particularly on obverse. Minor points of weakness on reverse. Extremely Fine.
The Obverse Latin legend reads “Geōrgius Quīntus, Deī Grātiā, Britanniārum Omnium Rēx, Fideī Dēfēnsor, Indiae Imperātor”, with an English translation of “George the Fifth, by the Grace of God, King of all the British People, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India”.