50 Cents, Issued by, British East Africa, 1948
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of the king facing left; around, GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX; artist's initial's, PM, below neck 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 / 1948; around above, EAST AFRICA; around divided by date, FIFTY CENTS HALF SHILLING

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