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Coin - 25 Cents, British East Africa, 1912 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12480

Summary:
25 Cents, Issued by, British East Africa (Kenya) and Uganda, 1912
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 17 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.914 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, Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931)
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: British East Africa (Kenya)
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1912 AD
Denomination: 25 Cents
Obverse Description: Crowned and draped bust of the King facing left, the King is wearing the Imperial Crown and the ermine Robe of State, the Collar of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, and the Badge of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath; around, GEORGIVS V REX ET IND: IMP:; artist's initial's, BM, on bust truncation
Reverse Description: Within a partial line circle which ends in leaves either side of the denomination, a lion advancing to right with a tall pointed mountain in the background; in exergue in three lines, 25 CENTS 1912; around, EAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATES
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: British East Africa (Kenya), 1912
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1912
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal, Great Britain, 1911
References: KM#10
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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