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1 Shilling, British West Africa, 1913

1 Shilling, British West Africa, 1913

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Description (Brief)
One (1) shilling coin
British West Africa, 1913
Obverse Image: Bust of King George V facing left.
Obverse Text: GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP:
Reverse Image: Palm tree in center.
Reverse Text: BRITISH WEST AFRICA / 1913 / ONE SHILLING
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1913
place used
British West Africa
place made
United Kingdom
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.16 cm x 2.36 cm; 1/16 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
NU.NU63382.2
catalog number
NU63382.2
accession number
234049
Credit Line
Olga Raymond
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West African Currency
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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