Proof 1 Penny, Issued by, Ghana, 1958
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Draped bust of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah facing right; around, CIVITIS GHANIENSIS CONDITOR; around below, KWAME NKRUMAH; the artist's initials, PV, on bust truncation

Reverse Description

At centre a large 5 pointed star the top ray dividing the date 1958; above, GHANA; around below, ONE PENNY

Edge Description



First issue of Ghana, working strikes released by Bank of Ghana 14 July 1958 to replace to earlier shilling issues of the West Africa Currency Board

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