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1 Penny, British West Africa, 1920

1 Penny, British West Africa, 1920

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Description (Brief)
One (1) penny coin
British West Africa, 1920
Obverse Image: Crown above center hole.
Obverse Text: GEORGIVS V / REX ET IND: IMP: / ONE PENNY / H / [Arabic text]
Reverse Image: Six point star.
Reverse Text: BRITISH WEST AFRICA / 1920
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1920
place made
United Kingdom: England, Birmingham, Birmingham
place used
British West Africa
Physical Description
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.16 cm x 3.07 cm; 1/16 in x 1 7/32 in
ID Number
NU.71.105.394
accession number
297845
catalog number
71.105.394
Credit Line
Carl H. Jaeschke
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West African Currency
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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