5 Cents, Issued by, British East Africa (Kenya, Tanganyika and Uganda), 1942
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

A central hole with curved floral design to left and right; above hole, crown; below hole in two lines, FIVE / CENTS; around, GEORGIVS VI REX ET IMP: IND:

Reverse Description

Curved around central hole four elephant tusks; above hole, 5; around outside line circle, EAST AFRICA 1942

Edge Description



The weight of the 5 cent coin reduced to 5.67 (from 6.32)

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