Get back to the old design

1 Shilling with legend

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

© Essor Prof

Features

Country Kenya
Period Republic (1963-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1969-1978
Value 1 Shilling
1 KES = 0.0092 USD
Currency Shilling (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 8 g
Diameter 27.8 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 14,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 14
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

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

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

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

Edge

Reeded

1 Shilling (with legend) -  obverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1969  4,000,000 0.24 0.30 0.57 0.80 2.98 27%
1969  15 0.5% Proof
1971  24,000,000 0.30 0.40 0.44 0.59 0.73 0.72 1.18 50%
1973  2,480,000 0.50 0.59 1.01 19%
1973  500 0.6% Proof
1974  13,520,000 0.24 0.36 0.71 15%
1975  40,856,000 0.24 0.36 0.15 0.40 0.45 1.07 41%
1978  20,000,000 0.57 0.39 0.59 0.43 0.53 2.14 30%

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange it: TZJakeP, Quijote2014, Ostmark, Vanka4coins, mk83, bertie, Jan Hilbolling, Galaad, Nefer, pdekeyse, aliaksandr.filipau, vashay, adinoku, akadotour, Sanjay.Madhva, ninique83, manach, hobby, nestor, francoisdes, salamandre71, Astor033, ab001, Rmunt, MarkJ, guard, KLFenstermaker, agymerrc, hugman_2000, baggasuresh, RAM1500, Davor, Christopherus13, Asperin, alexx_353

Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×7)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×74)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: 4/54/54/54/54/5 (×20)
Country: Australia
Languages : English Chinese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×58)
Country: Czech Republic
Languages : English Czech German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×5)
Country: South Africa
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×9)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English German Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×3)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×119)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×296)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1)
Country: Belarus
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×44)
Country: Israel
Languages : English Hebrew
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×117)
Country: Slovakia
Languages : English Czech Russian Slovak
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×250)
Country: Latvia
Languages : English
Feedback: none
Country: India
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×44)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×289)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: none
Country: India
Languages : English Hindi
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×54)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×65)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×79)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×5)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×92)
Country: United States
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×124)
Country: Netherlands
Languages :
English German Spanish French Indonesian Dutch Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×41)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×98)
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×9)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×48)
Country: Lithuania
Languages : English Lithuanian Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×127)
Country: Canada
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×88)
Country: India
Languages : English Hindi Punjabi
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×97)
Country: Canada
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×122)
Country: Croatia
Languages : English Croatian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×359)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×3)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×269)
Country: Romania
Languages : English

» See the details of the coins available for swap

Numista Rarity index: 5 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin or banknote and 100 meaning a rare coin or banknote among Numista members.

» Buy coins from Kenya

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add data on this page
Match past online sales