1 Pice IBEA Coinage

1 Pice (IBEA Coinage) -  obverse1 Pice (IBEA Coinage) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Mombasa (Kenya)
Period Imperial British East Africa Company (1887-1895)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1306 (1888-1889)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1 Pice = 1/4 Anna = 1/64 Rupee (1/64)
Currency Imperial British East Africa Company - Rupee (1888-1895)
Composition Bronze
Weight 6.15 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 1.80 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 8981
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 1
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

A pair of scales above an Arabic inscription.

This obverse design is derived from the obverse design of the Zanzibari AH1299 (1882)

Lettering:
IMPERIAL BRITISH EAST AFRICA Co
عدل
1888

Translation: Justice

Reverse

Arabic inscription in centre with mintmark below, within dotted circle.
Flanked by sprays

Lettering:
MOMBASA 1306
ممباسة
١٣۰۶
سنة

Translation:
Mombasa
year 1306

Edge

Plain.

Comments

The Persian Scales were taken from the Zanzibar pice for these coins

Varieties in planchet thickness exist

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1306 (1888) C/M 630 000 $ 5.67 $ 14 $ 9.29 $ 9.06 $ 21 64% KM#1.1 (obv. small letters; rev. small letters)
1306 (1888) C/M 0.9% KM#1.1 (obv. small letters; rev. small letters) Proof
1306 (1888) C/M $ 5.29 $ 11 10% KM#1.2 (obv. small letters; rev. medium letters)
1306 (1888) C/M 1.1% KM#1.2 (obv. small letters; rev. medium letters) Proof
1306 (1888) C/M $ 8.74 11% KM#1.5 (obv. medium letters; rev. medium letters)
1306 (1888) H $ 2.58 $ 7.68 11% KM#1.3 Heaton Mint (obv. medium letters; rev. medium letters)
1306 (1888) H 2.0% KM#1.3 Heaton Mint (obv. medium letters; rev. medium letters) Proof
1306 (1888) H 2% KM#1.4 Heaton Mint (Large letters without serifs, dots between words)
1306 (1888) H 0.5% KM#1.4 Heaton Mint (Large letters without serifs, dots between words) Proof
1306 (1889) H 2 352 000 10% KM#1.3 Heaton Mint (obv. medium letters; rev. medium letters)
1306 (1889) H 2% KM#1.4 Heaton Mint (Large letters without serifs, dots between words)

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