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5 Cents with legend

5 Cents (with legend) -  obverse5 Cents (with legend) -  reverse

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Features

Country Kenya
Period Republic (1963-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1969-1978
Value 5 Cents (0.05 KES)
Currency Shilling (1966-date)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 5.6 g
Diameter 25.5 mm
Thickness 1.58 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-2011
References KM# 10,
  • 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# 10
  • 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

Arms with supporters dividing date above value

Lettering:
REPUBLIC OF KENYA
19 70
HARAMBEE
5
FIVE CENTS

Engraver: N. Sillman

Reverse

Left bust of Jomo Kenyatta (President of Kenya 1963 - 1978)

Lettering:
THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF KENYA
MZEE JOMO KENYATTA

Edge

Smooth

5 Cents (with legend) -  obverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Comments

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

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

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1969  800,000 1.10 6%
1969  15 0.3% Proof
1970  10,000,000 0.17 0.36 0.49 1.57 23%
1971  29,680,000 0.13 0.13 0.28 0.30 0.49 43%
1973  500 0.4% Proof
1974  5,599,000 0.36 9%
1975  28,000,000 0.33 0.36 0.60 26%
1978  23,168,000 0.27 0.22 0.32 0.53 0.37 1.08 40%

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