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5 Shillings

5 Shillings -  obverse5 Shillings -  reverse

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Features

Country Kenya
Period Republic (1963-date)
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 Equilateral curve heptagon (7-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 23,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 21
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

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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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1985  0.51 0.51 0.68 0.80

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