1 Shilling, Nigeria, 1961

1 Shilling, Nigeria, 1961

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Description (Brief)
One (1) shilling coin
Nigeria, 1961
Obverse Image: Profile of Queen Elizabeth II facing right.
Obverse Text: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Reverse Image: Palm plant in center.
Reverse Text: FEDERATION OF NIGERIA / ONE SHILLING / 1961
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coin
Date made
1961
head of government
Elizabeth II Queen of Great Britain and Ireland
place used
Nigeria
associated place
Nigeria
Physical Description
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.17 cm x 2.29 cm; 1/16 in x 29/32 in
ID Number
NU.79.112 [dup1646]
catalog number
79.112
accession number
1979.1263
Credit Line
The Chase Manhattan Bank
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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