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Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British East Africa, 1955 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12444

Summary:
Proof 5 Cents, Issued by, British East Africa (Kenya, Tanganyika and Uganda), 1955
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 26 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.514 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth 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: proof strikes
Series: Proof of Record
DateEra: 1955 AD
Denomination: 5 Cents
Obverse Description: A central hole with curved floral design to left and right; above hole, crown; below hole in two lines, FIVE / CENTS; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Reverse Description: Curved around central hole four elephant tusks; above hole, 5; around outside line circle, EAST AFRICA 1955
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round with round hole
Material: Bronze
Issued By: East African Currency Board, British East Africa (Kenya), 1955
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1955
References: KM#37
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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