Australian Pre Decimal Copper Penny Coins
The penny is easily the most popular denomination with collectors of Australian pre-decimal coins. They are large when compared to the other denominations, this makes it easier to identify fine detail in the designs.
They are readily-available enough that circulated examples of most dates and types fit within the most meagre budget - the penny is definitely the everyman coin.
Keen numismatists have studied pennies more than they have any other Australian pre-decimal coin, check our news and research article archive to see what we've published over the years.