Republic of Uganda
1 Shilling, 1968
Arms of Uganda, a traditional African shield decorated at the centre with the sun; above, waves of Lake Victoria; and below, a drum; spears cross behind the shield which is supported by a Ugandan Kob and a crested crane; the shield sits on raised ground with the River Nile flowing from its base; below on ribbon, FOR GOD AND MY COUNTRY; around, BANK OF UGANDA ONE SHILLING
Within a curved framework with floral endings either side of the denomination, a grey-crowned crane (also described as an East African crowned crane) facing left with, tall pointed mountains in the background; around above, BANK OF UGANDA; below in three lines, ONE / SHILLING / 1968
Donation from Mr John P. Sharples - Museum Victoria, 16 May 1994
Type of item
26 mm (Outside Diameter), 6.71 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2009. 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000.