1 Penny, Issued by, British West Africa, 1913
Minted by Royal Mint, London
An imperial crown above a central circular hole with a scroll ornament to right and left; below crown, ONE PENNY; around, outside the scroll ornaments, GEORGE V KING 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 1913
British West Africa was a grouping of four seperate British colonies - Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Ghana (originally Gold Coast) and Gambia.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Type of item
31 mm (Outside Diameter), 9.357 g (Weight)
KM#9 Vice 155 [Link 1]
[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.