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Coin - 1 Shilling, Uganda, 1968 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 44759

Republic of Uganda
1 Shilling, 1968
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1994
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 26 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 6.71 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins, old, bc
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Uganda
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1968 AD
Denomination: 1 Shilling
Obverse Description: Arms of Uganda, a traditional African shield decorated at the centre with the sun; above, waves of Lake Victoria; and below, a drum; spears cross behind the shield which is supported by a Ugandan Kob and a crested crane; the shield sits on raised ground with the River Nile flowing from its base; below on ribbon, FOR GOD AND MY COUNTRY; around, BANK OF UGANDA ONE SHILLING
Reverse Description: Within a curved framework with floral endings either side of the denomination, a grey-crowned crane (also described as an East African crowned crane) facing left with, tall pointed mountains in the background; around above, BANK OF UGANDA; below in three lines, ONE / SHILLING / 1968
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Copper Nickel
Issued By: Bank of Uganda, Uganda, 1968
References: KM#5
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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