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 = 0.0091 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,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 20
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Coat of arms

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

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

Reverse

Right bust of Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi (President of Kenya 1989 - 2002)

Lettering:
PRESIDENT OF REPUBLIC OF KENYA
DANIEL TOROITICH ARAP MOI

Edge

Reeded

1 Shilling -  obverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Mint

Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom

Comments

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

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_arap_Moi

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Kenya

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Date G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1978  0.6% Proof
1980  0.20 0.33 0.29 0.60 0.47 0.83 71%
1981  0.08% Proof, Royal Mint
1989  0.45 0.55 0.60 0.80 49%

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