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British West Africa was the name for the British colonies on the West African coast: Gambia, Sierra Leone, British Gold Coast (Ghana) and Western, Eastern and Northern Nigeria. British West Africa had been a separate entity for 2 occasions in the 19th century, but after that the colonies were administered separately. Read more

See also: Sierra Leone, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria

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British West Africa - Pound (1907-1968) Trial Strike

1/10 Penny - Edward VII (Trial Strike) – obverse
1/10 Penny - Edward VII (Trial Strike) – reverse
1/10 Penny - Edward VII (Trial Strike)
1906
Aluminium – ø 20.3 mm
KM# Pn1
1 Shilling - George VI (Trial Strike) – obverse
1 Shilling - George VI (Trial Strike) – reverse
1 Shilling - George VI (Trial Strike)
1952
Chrome plated Steel
KM# TS1
2 Shillings - George VI (Trial Strike) – obverse
2 Shillings - George VI (Trial Strike) – reverse
2 Shillings - George VI (Trial Strike)
1938
Brass with silver – ø 28.51 mm
KM# Pn10

British West Africa - Pound (1907-1968)

12 Pence = 1 Shilling • 20 Shillings = 1 Pound

1/10 Penny - Edward VII – obverse
1/10 Penny - Edward VII – reverse
1/10 Penny - Edward VII
1907-1908
Aluminium – 1.0 g – ø 20.3 mm
KM# 1
1/10 Penny - Edward VII – obverse
1/10 Penny - Edward VII – reverse
1/10 Penny - Edward VII
1908-1910
Copper-nickel – 1.9 g – ø 20.3 mm
KM# 3
1/10 Penny - George V – obverse
1/10 Penny - George V – reverse
1/10 Penny - George V
1911
Copper-nickel – 1.9 g – ø 20.3 mm
KM# 4
1/10 Penny - George V – obverse
1/10 Penny - George V – reverse
1/10 Penny - George V
1912-1936
Copper-nickel – 1.72 g – ø 20.5 mm
KM# 7
1/10 Penny - Edward VIII – obverse
1/10 Penny - Edward VIII – reverse
1/10 Penny - Edward VIII
1936
Copper-nickel – 1.9 g – ø 20 mm
KM# 14
1/10 Penny - George VI – obverse
1/10 Penny - George VI – reverse
1/10 Penny - George VI
1938-1947
Copper-nickel – 1.89 g – ø 20 mm
KM# 20
1/10 Penny - George VI – obverse
1/10 Penny - George VI – reverse
1/10 Penny - George VI
1949-1950
Copper-nickel – 1.9 g – ø 20 mm
KM# 26
1/10 Penny - George VI – obverse
1/10 Penny - George VI – reverse
1/10 Penny - George VI
1952
Bronze – 1.8 g – ø 20 mm
KM# 26a
1/10 Penny - Elizabeth II – obverse
1/10 Penny - Elizabeth II – reverse
1/10 Penny - Elizabeth II
1954-1957
Bronze – 1.95 g – ø 20 mm
KM# 32
½ Penny - George V – obverse
½ Penny - George V – reverse
½ Penny - George V
1911
Copper-nickel – 5.8 g – ø 25.5 mm
KM# 5

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