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1 Penny, British West Africa, 1940

1 Penny, British West Africa, 1940

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Description (Brief)
One (1) penny coin
British West Africa, 1940
Obverse Image: Crown above center hole.
Obverse Text: GEORGIVS VI / REX ET IND: IMP: / ONE PENNY / H / [Arabic text]
Reverse Image: Six point star.
Reverse Text: BRITISH WEST AFRICA / 1940
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1940
place used
British West Africa
place made
United Kingdom: England, Birmingham, Birmingham
Physical Description
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.17 cm x 3.07 cm; 1/16 in x 1 7/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU60401.0019
catalog number
NU60401.0019
accession number
222037
Credit Line
Catherine Bullowa
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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