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 Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Type of item
20 mm (Outside Diameter), 1.959 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.