50 Cents, Issued by, East African Currency Board, British Colony of Kenya (British East Africa), 1922
Minted by Royal Mint, London
This coin was also used in Uganda and Tanganyka

Obverse Description

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:; artist's initial's, BM, on bust truncation

Reverse Description

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 two lines, 50 / 1922; around above, EAST AFRICA; around divided by date, FIFTY CENTS HALF SHILLING

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