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50 Cents without legend

50 Cents (without legend) -  obverse50 Cents (without legend) -  reverse

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Features

Country Kenya
Period Republic (1963-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1966-1968
Value 50 Cents
0.50 KES = 0.0046 USD
Currency Shilling (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3.8 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.56 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 4,
  • 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# 4
  • 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, tribal shield on stand, crossed spears behind and rampant lions either side

Lettering:
REPUBLIC OF KENYA
19 66
HARAMBEE
50
FIFTY CENTS

Reverse

Portrait of the first president of Kenya, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, facing left

Engraver: Norman Sillman

Norman Henry Sillman, ARCA, FRBS was a British sculptor and a coin designer, including the one pound coins for the Royal Mint.

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1966  4,000,000 0.40 0.50 0.89 0.59 43%
1966  27 0.5% Proof
1967  5,120,000 0.36 0.65 0.95 38%
1968  6,000,000 0.25 0.47 0.93 51%

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