Summary

Specimen 1 Shilling, Issued by, British West Africa, 1924
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Struck in brass

Obverse Description

Crowned and draped bust of the King facing left, the King is wearing the Imperial Crown and the ermine Robe of State, the Collar of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, and the Badge of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath; around, GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP:; artist's initials BM on bust truncation

Reverse Description

At centre, dividing the date, 1924, a palm tree; around outside a circle broken be decorative extensions adjacent to the date, BRITISH WEST AFRICA ONE SHILLING

Edge Description

Milled

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