2 Annas IBEA Coinage

Features

Issuer Mombasa (Kenya)
Period Imperial British East Africa Company (1887-1895)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1890
Value 2 Annas = 1/8 Rupee (1/8)
Currency Imperial British East Africa Company - Rupee (1888-1895)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 1.46 g
Diameter 16 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 17782
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 2
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Sun with crown above.

Lettering: IMPERIAL BRITISH EAST AFRICA COMPANY

Reverse

Denomination in English and Arabic

Lettering:
MOMBASA
TWO ANNAS
٢
انه
1890

Translation: 2 Annas

Edge

Milled

Mint

H Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1890 H 16 000 94% Heaton Mint
1890 H 6% Proof

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