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Coin - 5 Cents, British East Africa, 1941 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 8775

Summary:
5 Cents, Issued by, British East Africa (Kenya, Tanganyika and Uganda), 1941 I
Minted by Bombay Mint, India
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1990
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 6.48 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Bombay Mint, Medal & Coin Makers, India, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: British East Africa (Kenya)
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1941 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, GEORGIVS VI REX ET IND: IMP:; mint mark, I, below denomination
Reverse Description: Curved around central hole four elephant tusks; above hole, 5; around outside line circle, EAST AFRICA 1941
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round with round hole
Material: Bronze
Issued By: East African Currency Board, British East Africa (Kenya), 1941
Mint: Bombay (Mint), India, 1941
References: KM#25.1
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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