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British East Africa - the name until 1920 was used in relation to the territory (possession of Great Britain), which later became Kenya. After 1920, this name was applied to the territories occupied by Uganda, Kenya, Tanganyika, Zanzibar. In addition, British East Africa money circulated in British Somaliland (now the unrecognized Republic of Somaliland) and South Arabia (now Yemen).

King George V (1910-1936)

Vost.Afr.5sent1924
Denomination: 5 cents
Year indicated on the coin: 1924
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1921-1925, 1928, 1933-1936
Metal: bronze
Diameter: 25.5 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: London (not marked) Great Britain
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King George VI (1936-1952)

 

Vost.Afr.1sent1942
Denomination: 1 cent
Year indicated on the coin: 1942
The coin was made with the years indicated: 1942
Metal: bronze
Diameter: 20.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: Bombay (
I) India
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Vost.Afr.5sent1943
Denomination: 5 cents
Year indicated on the coin: 1943
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1942, 1943
Metal: bronze
Diameter: 25.5 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: Pretoria (SA) Republic of South Africa
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Vost.Afr.10sent1942
Denomination: 10 cents
Year indicated on the coin: 1942
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1942
Metal: bronze
Diameter: 31.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: London (not marked) Great Britain
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Vost.Afr.10sent1950
Denomination: 10 cents
Year indicated on the coin: 1950
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1949-1952
Metal: bronze
Diameter: 31.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: London (not marked) Great Britain
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Vost.Afr.50sent1948
Denomination: 50 cents
Year indicated on the coin: 1948
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1948, 1949
Metal: copper-nickel alloy
Diameter: 21.0 mm.
Edge type: ribbed
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: two letters under the portrait, I can’t make them out, probably RM (designer Percy Metcalfe)
Mint: London (not marked) Great Britain
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Vost.Afr.1shilling1952
Denomination: 1 shilling
Year indicated on the coin: 1952
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1948-1950, 1952
Metal: copper-nickel alloy
Diameter: 28.0 mm. Type of edge: ribbed
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: RM (designer Percy Metcalfe)
Mint: London (not marked) Great Britain
Additional information: the African lion is depicted on the coin against the backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro

Queen Elizabeth II (1952-1963)

 

 

Vost.Afr.1sent1961
Denomination: 1 cent
Year indicated on the coin: 1961
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1954, 1955, 1957, 1961
Metal: bronze
Diameter: 20.5 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: London (not marked) Great Britain
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Vost.Afr.5sent1957
Denomination: 5 cents
Year indicated on the coin: 1957
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1955-1957
Metal: bonza
Diameter: 25.5 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: Birmingham (KN) Great Britain
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independent states (1964-1966)

 

 

Vost.Afr.5sent1964
Denomination: 5 cents
Year indicated on the coin: 1964
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1964
Metal: bronze
Diameter: 25.5 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: London (not marked) Great Britain
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