1 Penny, British West Africa, 1936

1 Penny, British West Africa, 1936

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Description (Brief)
One (1) penny coin
British West Africa, 1936
Obverse Image: Crown over center hole.
Obverse Text: EDWARDVS VIII / REX ET IND: IMP: / ONE PENNY / H / [Arabic text]
Reverse Image: Six point star.
Reverse Text: BRITISH WEST AFRICA / 1936
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coin
Date made
1936
head of government
Edward VIII King of the United Kingdom
place used
British West Africa
place made
United Kingdom: England, Birmingham, Birmingham
associated place
British West Africa
Physical Description
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.19 cm x 3.09 cm; 1/16 in x 1 7/32 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM01143.1
catalog number
79.112.CM01143.1
accession number
1979.1263
collector/donor number
CM01143
Credit Line
The Chase Manhattan Bank
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West African Currency
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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