½ Rupee IBEA Coinage

Features

Issuer Mombasa (Kenya)
Period Imperial British East Africa Company (1887-1895)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1890
Value 1/2 Rupee (1/2)
Currency Imperial British East Africa Company - Rupee (1888-1895)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 5.83 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 21322
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 4
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:
MONBASA
HALF RUPEE
٨
انه
1890

Translation: 8 Annas

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1890 H 10 000 100% Heaton Mint
1890 H 0% Heaton Mint; Proof
1890 H 0% Heaton Mint; Specimen

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