10 Cents

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Country East Africa
Period Republic (1964-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1964
Value 10 Cents (0.1)
Currency Shilling (1921-1967)
Composition Bronze
Weight 9.4 g
Diameter 30 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 40,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 42
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)


Fleurs flank center hole;
Denomination above and to the right.
Country name below



Curving tusks flank center hole; Country name and denomination above; Date below





By 1964 all the three countries of East Africa : Uganda, Tanzania (Tanganyika) & Kenya had not only become independent but also became Republic i.e. The President is the head of state.

This Scenario was also reflected in the coins that were minted in 1964 wherein the British Crown has been removed. All earlier coins i.e. till 1963 had the crown to Symbolise The Queen of England was also the head of state (Commonwealth realm) of these countries.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1964 H 10,002,000 1.67 1.83 2.06 2.06

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