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1 Shilling with legend

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

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Features

Country Kenya
Period Republic (1963-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1969-1978
Value 1 Shilling
1 KES = 0.0099 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,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 14
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Arms with supporters divide date above value

Lettering:
REPUBLIC OF KENYA
19 78
HARAMBEE
1
ONE SHILLING

Translation:
REPUBLIC OF KENYA
19 78
LET US ALL PULL TOGETHER
1
ONE SHILLING

Reverse

Bust facing left

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

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1969  4,000,000 0.24 0.34 0.54 0.54 3.07 27%
1969  15 0.5% Proof
1971  24,000,000 0.33 0.51 0.55 0.70 0.95 49%
1973  2,480,000 0.50 0.61 1.19 19%
1973  500 0.5% Proof
1974  13,520,000 0.20 0.33 15%
1975  40,856,000 0.16 0.37 0.41 40%
1978  20,000,000 0.36 0.36 0.52 0.52 2.35 31%

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