Proof 1 Penny, Issued by Nigeria, 1959
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Around above central hole, ONE PENNY; above denomination, a crown; below hole the denomination in Arabic script; around QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Reverse Description

Two sets of Nigerian crossed triangles around central hole; around, FEDERATION OF NIGERIA, 1959

Edge Description



The designs correspond with those for British West Africa which these coins replaced

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