1 Shilling, Issued by, British East Africa (Kenya), 1949
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Crowned head of the king facing left; around, GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX; artist's initials, PM, below head
Within a partial line circle which ends in leaves either side of the denomination, a lion advancing to right with a tall pointed mountain in the background; in exergue in three lines, 1 / SHILLING / 1949; around above, EAST AFRICA
Donation from Mr John P. Sharples - Museum Victoria, 31 Jan 1990
Type of item
28 mm (Outside Diameter), 7.71 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2009. 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000.