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20 Pesewas

20 Pesewas -  obverse 20 Pesewas -  reverse

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Features

Country Ghana
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1967-1979
Value 20 Pesewas (0.20 GHC)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 11.2 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 01-01-2008
References KM# 17
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Cacao Fruits or Pods
Binomial Name: Theobroma cacao

Lettering:
GHANA
FREEDOM AND JUSTICE

Reverse

Rampant lion at centre of quartered shield dividing date and denomination

Lettering:
TWENTY
1967
PESEWAS

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Coat of Arms:
Upper left: Sword (used by chiefs) and a Staff ( used by the linguist for ceremonial events)
Upper Right: Osu Castle on the sea (the Presidential Palace)
Lower Left: Cacao tree (agricultural wealth of Ghana).
Lower right: Gold mine (Richness of industrial minerals and natural resources) in Ghana.
A gold lion & St George's Cross at the Centre (continuing link between Ghana and the Commonwealth of Nations)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1967  25,800,000 1.11 0.95 1.77
1967  2,000 Proof
1979  5,000,000

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