Australia 1961 Perth Rainbow Penny

A spectacular example of Australian 1961 Perth Rainbow Penny. The science of rainbow toning can be read here.

This particular coin graces the article of research published here:

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It is a bit of a misnomer that rainbow toned pennies are graded Brown (BN) by PCGS. As you can see from the following pop chart preview, the example sold by TEC is far more exotic in colour than the average coin.

Australia 1961 Perth Rainbow Penny - pop report view of top 1961 pennies in BN.