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Coin - 5 Cents, British East Africa, 1956 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 8777

5 Cents, Issued by, British East Africa (Kenya, Tanganyika and Uganda), 1956 H
Minted by The Mint, Birmingham, England
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 commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins, ten cent-1956
Themes this item is part of: Heaton & Sons Mint, Birmingham, England, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: British East Africa (Kenya)
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1956 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; mint mark, H, below denomination
Reverse Description: Curved around central hole four elephant tusks; above hole, 5; around outside line circle, EAST AFRICA 1956
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round with round hole
Material: Bronze
Issued By: East African Currency Board, British East Africa (Kenya), 1956
Mint: Heaton & Sons (Mint), Great Britain, 1956
References: KM#37
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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