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50 Cents without legend

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

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Features

Country Kenya
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1966-1968
Value 50 Cents
0.50 KES = 0.0049 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,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 4
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

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
Arms, tribal shield on stand, crossed spears behind and rampant lions either side

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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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1966  4,000,000 0.39 0.76 0.76
1966  27 Proof
1967  5,120,000 0.61
1968  6,000,000 0.25 0.50 0.85

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