1 Rupee IBEA Coinage


Issuer Mombasa (Kenya)
Period Imperial British East Africa Company (1887-1895)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1888
Value 1 Rupee (1)
Currency Imperial British East Africa Company - Rupee (1888-1895)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 11.66 g
Diameter 31 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 17050
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 5
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.


Sun with crown above.



A pair of scales above an Arabic inscription.

· 1888 ·

Translation: Justice

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1888 H 94 000 $ 120 $ 112 98% Heaton Mint
1888 H 0% Heaton Mint; Proof
1888 H 2% Heaton Mint; Specimen

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