50 Ngwee FAO

50 Ngwee (FAO) - obverse50 Ngwee (FAO) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Zambia
Period Republic (1964-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1972
Value 50 Ngwee (0.5 ZMK)
Currency Kwacha (1968-2012)
Composition Copper-nickel (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)
Weight 11.6 g
Diameter 30 mm
Thickness 1.88 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 9903
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 15,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 15
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

F.A.O.

Obverse

Kenneth Kaunda, president of Zambia, facing right, date below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ZAMBIA
1972

Reverse

Corn cob in center

Script: Latin

Lettering:
GROW MORE FOOD
50 FIFTY NGWEE
FOR MANKIND

Edge

Plain

Mint

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom (1968-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1972  510 000 $ 1.90 $ 2.70 $ 3.40 $ 4.70 $ 4.70

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