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1 Shilling

1 Shilling -  obverse1 Shilling -  reverse

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Features

Country Kenya
Period Republic (1963-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1978-1989
Value 1 Shilling
1 KES = 0.0099 USD
Currency Shilling (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 7.90 g
Diameter 27.8 mm
Thickness 1.65 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 20,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 20
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Coat of arms

Lettering:
REPUBLIC OF KENYA
19 80
HARAMBEE
1
ONE SHILLING
HARAMBEE

Translation: "Pulling Together" or " All for one"

Reverse

Bust facing right

Lettering:
PRESIDENT OF REPUBLIC OF KENYA
DANIEL TOROITICH ARAP MOI

Edge

Reeded

Comments

1978-1989 and 1994 differ in metal content: 1994 is magnetic, while the earlier years aren't.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1978  4%
1978  0.4% Proof
1980  0.23 0.28 0.28 0.52 0.52 69%
1989  0.50 0.51 0.51 1.17 48%

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