1 Shilling with legend

1 Shilling (with legend) -  obverse1 Shilling (with legend) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Kenya
Period Republic (1963-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1969-1978
Value 1 Shilling
1 KES = USD 0.0085
Currency Shilling (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)
Weight 8 g
Diameter 27.8 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 1845
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 14,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 14
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The arms of Kenya with supporters dividing the date with the value at the bottom

Script: Latin

Lettering:
REPUBLIC OF KENYA
19 78
HARAMBEE
1
ONE SHILLING

Translation:
Republic of Kenya
1978
Let Us All Pull Together
1
One Shilling

Reverse

Left bust of Jomo Kenyatta (President of Kenya 1963 - 1978) facing left

Script: Latin

Lettering:
THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF KENYA
·MZEE JOMO KENYATTA·

Edge

Reeded

1 Shilling (with legend) -  obverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Mints

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)
Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom (1968-date)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1969  8 000 000 $ 0.21 $ 0.26 $ 0.42 $ 0.71 $ 1.28 $ 2.63 27% London Mint
1969  15 0.4% London Mint; Proof
1971  24 000 000 $ 0.21 $ 0.38 $ 0.38 $ 0.52 $ 0.63 $ 0.75 $ 1.06 49% London and Llantrisant Mints
1973  2 480 000 $ 0.53 $ 0.53 $ 0.53 $ 0.53 19% Llantrisant Mint
1973  500 0.4% Llantrisant Mint; Proof
1974  13 520 000 $ 0.19 $ 0.32 $ 0.66 15% Llantrisant Mint
1975  40 856 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.17 $ 0.17 $ 0.34 $ 0.49 $ 0.87 $ 0.93 41% Llantrisant Mint
1978  20 000 000 $ 0.15 $ 0.19 $ 0.19 $ 0.44 $ 0.44 $ 0.47 $ 0.93 30% Llantrisant Mint

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