1 Penny, British West Africa, 1940

Description (Brief):

One (1) penny coin

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British West Africa, 1940

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Obverse Image: Crown above center hole.

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Obverse Text: GEORGIVS VI / REX ET IND: IMP: / ONE PENNY / H / [Arabic text]

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Reverse Image: Six point star.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: BRITISH WEST AFRICA / 1940

Date Made: 1940

Location: Currently not on view

Place Used: British West AfricaPlace Made: United Kingdom: England, Birmingham, Birmingham

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, West African Currency

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Credit Line: Catherine Bullowa

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU60401.0019Catalog Number: NU60401.0019Accession Number: 222037

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper-nickel (overall material)Measurements: overall: .17 cm x 3.07 cm; 1/16 in x 1 7/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-5901-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1919734

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