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Information about reign: King Edward VII

CountryBritish West Africa
From22 January 1901
To6 May 1910
Personal InformationKing Edward VII of the United Kingdom (1841 - 1910)
Description

British West Africa or the British West African Settlements constituted during two periods (17 October 1821 until its first dissolution on 13 January 1850 and again 19 February 1866 till its final demise on 24 November 1888) an administrative entity under a governor-in-chief (comparable in rank to a Governor-general), an office vested in the governor of Sierra Leone (at Freetown). During that time, no coinage for the colony was issued.

However, the West African Currency Board issued currency for British West Africa between 1907 and 1958.

List of 9 coins issued in reign: British West Africa / King Edward VII
NameMintageEffigy
One-tenth Penny 1907 1,254,401
One Penny 1907 862,848
One-tenth Penny 1908 (Aluminium) 8,362,668
One-tenth Penny 1908 (CuproNickel) 9,600,000
One Penny 1908 3,217,152
One-tenth Penny 1909 4,800,000
One Penny 1909 960,000
One-tenth Penny 1910 7,200,000
One Penny 1910 2,520,000