2 Shillings

Features

Issuer Zambia
Period Republic (1964-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1966
Value 2 Shillings (2⁄20)
Currency Pound (1964-1968)
Composition Nickel brass (60% Copper, 20% Nickel, 20% Zinc)
Weight 11 g
Diameter 28.4 mm
Thickness 2.38 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 11544
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 8,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 8
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Kenneth Kaunda, president of Zambia, facing right, date below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ZAMBIA
1966

Reverse

Bohor Reedbuck over value.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
2 S
TWO
SHILLINGS

Edge

Alternating smooth and reeded segments

Mint

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1966  5 000 000 $ 2.30 $ 3.90 $ 6.20 $ 8.70 99%
1966  60 2% Proof

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