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5 Senti

5 Senti -  obverse 5 Senti -  reverse

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Features

Country Tanzania
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1966-1984
Value 5 Senti
0.05 TZS = 0.000022 USD
Composition Bronze
Weight 4.0 g
Diameter 23.24 mm
Thickness 1.33 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1, Schön# 1
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Portrait of Julius Kambarage Nyerere, facing left

Lettering:
TANZANIA 1976
RAIS WA KWANZA

Engraver: Christopher Ironside

Christopher Ironside FSIA 1970, OBE 1971, FRBS 1977 was an English painter and coin designer, particularly known for the reverse sides of the new British coins issued on decimalisation in 1971.

Reverse

Indo Pacific Sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) jumping to the left above the denomination. Tano means 5 in Swahili.

Lettering:
SENTI TANO
5

Engraver: Christopher Ironside

Christopher Ironside FSIA 1970, OBE 1971, FRBS 1977 was an English painter and coin designer, particularly known for the reverse sides of the new British coins issued on decimalisation in 1971.

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1966  55,250,000 0.26 0.55 0.44 1.10
1966  5,500 Proof
1971  5,000,000
1972 
1973  20,000,000 0.55
1974  12,500,000
1975 
1976  37,500,000 0.28 0.55 1.11
1977  10,000,000
1979  7,200,000
1980  10,000,000
1981  13,650,000 1.38
1982 
1983  18,000
1984 

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 coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

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