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5 Shillings

5 Shillings -  obverse 5 Shillings -  reverse

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Features

Country Kenya
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1985
Value 5 Shillings (5 KES)
Currency Shilling (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 13.5 g
Diameter 30 mm
Thickness 2.4 mm
Shape Reuleaux heptagon
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 23,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 21
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Emblem
Shield bearing bird holding axe. Each side is a standing lion each holding a spear which crosses behind shield. Ribbon with motto below in Swahili HARAMBEE (Traducido: Let's pull together)

Lettering:
REPUBLIC OF KENYA 19 85
HARAMBEE
5 FIVE SHILLINGS

Translation: Let's pull together

Reverse

Portrait facing right

Lettering:
PRESIDENT OF REPUBLIC OF KENYA
DANIEL TOROITICH ARAP MOI

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1985  0.56 0.69 0.83

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