Australia 1953P Penny – Die Deterioration

The orange peel effect on the obverse comes about from micro movement in the die face as it gets increasingly worn. See the following link for more: https://www.error-ref.com/?s=orange+peel

A very attractive colour accompanies this scarce example of the “orange peel” effect from die deterioration.

Coin Type:Australia 1d Penny
Grade:EF
Year:1953
Mint:Perth
Metal:Bronze
Mass (approx):9.45g

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