1/2 Penny, Issued by, British West Africa, 1936 KN
Minted by The Mint, Birmingham
Struck in the name of King Edward VIII

Obverse Description

An imperial crown above a central circular hole with a scroll ornament to right and left; below crown, ONE HALFPENNY; around, outside the scroll ornaments, EDWARD VIII REX ET IND: IMP:; below hole in Arabic, the denomination; the mint mark, H, below the central hole

Reverse Description

Around circular central hole, Solomon's seal, consisting of two equilateral triangles interlaced; around, BRITISH WEST AFRICA 1936

Edge Description



One of the few coinages struck in the name of King Edward VIII before his abdication.

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