Saturday, December 7, 2019

East Africa 50 Cents 1956

Features

  • Country         :   East Africa
  • Years             :   1956
  • Calender:      Gregorian
  • Value             :    50 Cents
  • Metal             :    Copper-Nickel
  • Weight          :    4 Grams
  • Diameter       :    21 mm
  • Thickness      :    1.56 mm
  • Shape            :    Round
  • Orientation    :    Medal Alignment ↑O↑
  • Demonetized :    Yes

East Africa Half Shilling 1956 East Africa 50 Cents 1956

Obverse:

Portrait of crowned Queen Elizabeth II facing right

QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Reverse:

A lion and mountains within 3/4 circle with fleur ends in the center

EAST AFRICA

FIFTY CENTS

HALF SHILLING

50 (Denomination)

1956 (Year)

Edge:

Reeded

Mintage: 2,000,000

Mint: Kings Norton

Designer: Cecil Thomas

Random Facts:

  • East Africa 50 Cents coins were minted in 2 mints – Heaton (H) and Kings Norton(KN).

Also, see Myanmar 1 Pe 1949

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