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1 Sene - Tanumafili II

1 Sene - Tanumafili II -  obverse1 Sene - Tanumafili II -  reverse

© Ben-jamin

Features

Country Samoa
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1974-1996
Value 1 Sene
0.01 WST = 0.0038 USD
Currency Tala (1967-date)
Composition Bronze
Weight 1.75 g
Diameter 17.5 mm
Thickness 1.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 12
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Bust of Malietoa Tanumafili II (also called Susuga)

Malietoa means Chief or Literally translated as "great warrior,"

Lettering:
MALIETOA TANUMAFILI II SAMOA I SISIFO
HP
*1974*

Translation:
Malietoa Tanumafili II
WESTERN SAMOA

Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget

Thomas Humphrey Paget OBE was an English medal and coin designer and modeller. Paget's designs are indicated by the initials 'HP'. Paget was first approached by the Royal Mint in 1936 after the accession of King Edward VIII. Paget's recommendation had come via his earlier design for the obverse of a medal featuring the then-Prince of Wales.

Reverse

Coconut

Lettering:
1 SENE
JB

Engraver: George James Berry

Reginald George James Berry OBE was a New Zealand artist, noted for creating a large number of postage stamp and coin designs. He was born in London in 1906, and emigrated to New Zealand in 1925.

Edge

Smooth

1 Sene - Tanumafili II -  obverse

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1974  3,380,000 0.46 0.83 0.89 0.89 80%
1987  2%
1988  4%
1993  2%
1996  1.72 0.84 22%

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