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Coin - 1/2 Cent, British East Africa, 1909 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12411

Summary:
1/2 Cent, Issued by, British East Africa (Kenya) and Uganda, 1909
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 21 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.918 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: British East Africa (Kenya)
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1909 AD
Denomination: 1/2 Cent
Obverse Description: A central hole with curved floral design to left and right; above hole, crown; below hole in two lines, HALF / CENT; around, EDWARD VII KING & EMPEROR
Reverse Description: Curved around central hole four elephant tusks; above hole, 1/2; around outside line circle, EAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATES 1909
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round with round hole
Material: Copper-Nickel
Issued By: British East Africa (Kenya), 1909
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1909
References: KM#6a
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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