1/2 Penny, British West Africa, 1936

Description (Brief):

One (1) 1/2 penny coin

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British West Africa, 1936

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Crown over center hole.

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Obverse Text: EDWARDVS VIII / REX ET IND: IMP: / ONE HALFPENNY / [Arabic text]

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Reverse Image: Six point star.

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Reverse Text: BRITISH WEST AFRICA / 1936

Date Made: 1936

Location: Currently not on view

Place Used: British West AfricaPlace Made: United Kingdom

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Ellis H. Robison

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.77.70.0076Catalog Number: 77.70.0076Accession Number: 1977.1138

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper-nickel (overall material)Measurements: overall: .16 cm x 2.55 cm; 1/16 in x 1 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-8df9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1934890

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