1 Penny, British West Africa, 1947

1 Penny, British West Africa, 1947

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Description (Brief)
One (1) penny coin
British West Africa, 1947
Obverse Image: Crown above center hole.
Obverse Text: GEORGIVS VI / REX ET IND: IMP: / ONE PENNY / SA / [Arabic text]
Reverse Image: Six point star.
Reverse Text: BRITISH WEST AFRICA / 1947
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
place made
South Africa
place used
British West Africa
Physical Description
copper-nickel (overall material)
overall:.14 cm x 3.06 cm; 1/16 in x 1 7/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Carl H. Jaeschke
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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