Proof 1/10 Penny, Issued by, British West Africa, 1938
Minted by Royal Mint, London
An imperial crown above a central circular hole with a scroll ornament to right and left; below crown, ONE TENTH OF A PENNY; around, outside the scroll ornaments, GEORGE VI REX ET IND: IMP:; below hole in Arabic, the denomination
Around circular central hole, Solomon's seal, consisting of two equilateral triangles interlaced; around, BRITISH WEST AFRICA 1938
First issue of this denomination for British West Africa in the name of King George VI
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
Type of item
20 mm (Outside Diameter), 1.94 g (Weight)
KM#20 Vice 284A
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2009. 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000.
[Book] Vice, David. 1983. The Coinage of British West Africa & St. Helena 1684 - 1958.