1 Cent - Elizabeth II

1 Cent - Elizabeth II -  obverse1 Cent - Elizabeth II -  reverse

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Features

Issuer East Africa
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-1963)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1954-1962
Value 1 cent (0.01)
Currency Shilling (1921-1967)
Composition Bronze
Weight 2 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 5818
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 35,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 37
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Center hole divides crown and denomination. Mint letter(s) is very small below hole

Lettering:
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
K N
ONE CENT

Reverse

Curved tusks flank the center hole

Lettering:
EAST AFRICA
1
1959

Edge

Smooth

Mints

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)
H Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom
KN Kings Norton Metal Company, Birmingham, United Kingdom (1890-1962)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1954  8 000 000 $ 0.89 10%
1954  0.2% Proof
1955  5 000 000 $ 1.16 $ 1.16 $ 1.16 $ 1.85 17%
1955 H 6 384 000 $ 0.53 $ 2.06 8%
1955 KN 4 000 000 3%
1956 H 15 616 000 $ 1.04 $ 1.21 $ 1.21 $ 2.08 24%
1956 KN 9 680 000 $ 0.76 $ 1.80 $ 1.80 $ 1.80 13%
1957  15 000 000 $ 0.52 $ 1.27 11%
1957 H 5 000 000 $ 1.24 $ 1.24 4%
1957 KN $ 1.83 3%
1959 H 10 000 000 $ 0.78 $ 1.26 $ 1.30 $ 1.85 20%
1959 KN 10 000 000 $ 0.83 $ 0.92 $ 1.17 $ 1.21 25%
1961  1 800 000 $ 0.27 $ 1.50 $ 2.26 $ 2.91 9%
1961  0.4% Proof
1961 H 1 800 000 4%
1962 H 10 320 000 $ 1.02 $ 1.36 $ 1.44 $ 1.52 26%

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - Elizabeth IIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - Elizabeth II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232042
Lot 63292
Internet Archive
Oct 14, 2020 1957 KN UNC USD 210.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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