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Coin - 5 Cents, British East Africa, 1942 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 8778

Summary:
5 Cents, Issued by, British East Africa (Kenya, Tanganyika and Uganda), 1942 SA
Minted by Pretoria Mint, South Africa
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1990
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.60 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: British East Africa (Kenya)
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1942 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:
Reverse Description: Curved around central hole four elephant tusks; above hole, 5; around outside line circle, EAST AFRICA 1942; mint mark, SA, below hole
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round with round hole
Material: Bronze
Issued By: East African Currency Board, British East Africa (Kenya), 1942
Mint: Pretoria (Mint), South Africa, 1942
References: KM#25.2
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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