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50 Cents - George VI

50 Cents - George VI -  obverse50 Cents - George VI -  reverse

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Features

Country East Africa
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1948-1952
Value 50 Cents (0.50)
Currency Shilling (1921-1967)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3.89 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 30,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 35
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Crowned head of King George VI left

Lettering:
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
PM

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Reverse

Lion and mountains within 3/4 circle with fleur ends, date divides denominations below

Lettering:
EAST AFRICA
50
FIFTY CENTS 1948 HALF SHILLING

Edge

Reeded

50 Cents - George VI -  obverse

© nalaberong

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1948  7,290,000 1.41 1.41 2.21
1948  Proof
1949  12,960,000 1.20 1.52
1949  Proof
1952 KN 2,000,000 1.66

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