New Guinea, Edward VIII, 1936, Penny. UNC

Bronze Penny issued in 1936 for the reign of Edward VIII but he abdicated. Scarce
Availability: In stock
SKU: FNG9107
£12.50

In 1936 Edward VIII became our King, but no coins from this country were released into circulation. There were a number of overseas territories and countries that did issue coins in the name of King Edward VIII. Perhaps one of the most difficult of these to obtain is the Penny from Papua New Guinea.
It is a copper coin with a hole in the middle, so the natives could wear it on a string around their necks, as most did not wear trousers. The coins are in Uncirculated condition and have mellowed a little over the years.

A very difficult type coin.

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