1 Shilling, Issued by, British East Africa (Kenya), 1923
Minted by Royal Mint, London
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 REX ET IND: IMP:; on bust truncation, the artist's initials, BM
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 / 1923; around above, EAST AFRICA
Donation from Mr John P. Sharples - Museum Victoria, 31 Jan 1990
Type of item
28 mm (Outside Diameter), 7.62 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2009. 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000.