1 Shilling


Issuer Zambia
Period Republic (1964-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1966
Value 1 Shilling (1⁄20)
Currency Pound (1964-1968)
Composition Nickel brass (60% Copper, 20% Nickel, 20% Zinc)
Weight 5.6 g
Diameter 23.5 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 22025
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 7,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 7
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.


Kenneth Kaunda, president of Zambia, facing right, date below.

Script: Latin



Crowned Hornbill, value below.

Script: Latin



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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1966  5 000 000 $ 1.60 $ 4.20 $ 19 99%
1966  60 3% Proof

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Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 ShillingPicture 1 of a sold 1 ShillingPicture 1 of a sold 1 ShillingPicture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling
Heritage Auctions
2022 November 20 - 21 The Archipelago Collection World Coins Showcase Auction 61284
Lot 99670
Internet Archive
Nov 20, 2022 1966 UNC USD 79.00
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