1/10 Penny, Issued by, British West Africa, 1936 KN
Minted by King's Norton Metal Company, Birmingham
Struck in the name of King Edward VIII
An imperial crown above a central circular hole with a scroll ornament to right and left; below crown, ONE TENTH OF A PENNY; around, outside the scroll ornaments, EDWARD VIII REX ET IND: IMP:; below hole in Arabic, the denomination; the mint mark, KN, below the central hole
Around circular central hole, Solomon's seal, consisting of two equilateral triangles interlaced; around, BRITISH WEST AFRICA 1936
One of the few coinages struck in the name of King Edward VIII before his abdication.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
20.2 mm (Outside Diameter), 1.923 g (Weight)
KM#7 Vice 283
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2009. 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000.
[Book] Vice, David. 1983. The Coinage of British West Africa & St. Helena 1684 - 1958.