One Shilling 1969, Coin from Biafra - detailed information

One Shilling 1969, Coin from Biafra (demonetised 1970)
CoinOne Shilling 1969

MintImprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda (Mint of Portugal) Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintageunknown
Obverse

Horseshoe design surrounds a palm tree against the backdrop of a sea and a rising sun (the rising sun was part of the Coat of Arms of the republic). The motto PEACE · UNITY · FREEDOM is around below.

Obverse Inscription PEACE · UNITY · FREEDOM
Reverse

At centre, an eagle with spread wings perched on a cow horn (an element of the Coat of Arms); below, the value - word ONE; around below, the denomination SHILLING; above the value, the date 1969. Around above, · REPUBLIC OF BIAFRA ·.

Reverse Inscription ONE SHILLING · REPUBLIC OF BIAFRA ·
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
All (2) Coins of Country: Biafra, Type: Shilling
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One Shilling 1969: Details
CountryBiafra
CurrencyBiafran Pound
Coin TypeShilling
Issued1969
Face Value1 (x Shilling)
Mintageunknown
CurrentNo; demonetised 1970
MaterialAluminium
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000
Mass (g)
OCC IDPMVR-OAPC-NZNM-ENQG
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One Shilling 1969: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBiafra KM# 3