1 Matona - Hailé Selassié I


Issuer Ethiopia
Emperor Haile Selassie I (1930-1936, 1941-1974)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1923 (1931)
Calendar Ethiopian
Value 1 Matona (0.01)
Currency Birr (decimalized, 1931-1936)
Composition Copper
Weight 1.5 g
Diameter 16.0 mm
Thickness 1.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 10295
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 27,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 23
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.


Crowned head right


Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

Lettering: 1




Birmingham, England (1850-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1923 (1931)  1 250 000 $ 5.81 $ 6.98 $ 12 Struck at ICI in Birmingham, United Kingdom

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