1 Shilling, Issued by, Republic of Kenya, 1968
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Bust of President Jomo Kenyatta facing left, no legend

Reverse Description

Arms of Kenya, two lions holding spears which cross behind a traditional African shield; on the shield a rooster facing left holding an axe; below incuse on ribbon, HARAMBEE (the Swahili cry of local fishermen translated to 'pulling together') on the ground around the base of the arms, coffee, pyrethrum, sisal, tea, maize and a pineapple; the arms dividing date 1968; above REPUBLIC OF KENYA; below in two lines, 1 / ONE SHILLING

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