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110 Penny, British West Africa, 1911

1/10 Penny, British West Africa, 1911

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 1/10 penny coin
British West Africa, 1911
Obverse Image: Crown over center hole.
Obverse Text: GEORGIVS V / REX ET IND: IMP: / ONE TENTH OF A PENNY / [Arabic text]
Reverse Image: Six point star.
Reverse Text: NIGERIA / BRITISH WEST AFRICA / 1911
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1911
place used
Nigeria
Physical Description
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.09 cm x 2.02 cm; 1/32 in x 25/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU89411
catalog number
NU89411
accession number
259971
Credit Line
Olga Raymond
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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