Biafra: Coin Two and a Half Shillings 1969 - detailed information

Biafra: Coin Two and a Half Shillings 1969
CoinTwo and a Half Shillings 1969

MintImprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda
Obverse
Biafra / Two and a Half Shillings 1969 - obverse photo

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
Biafra / Two and a Half Shillings 1969 - reverse photo

At centre, leopard lying to left; below, the value - numerals 2 1/2; around below, the denomination SHILLINGS; below the leopard and above the value, the date 1969. Around above, · REPUBLIC OF BIAFRA ·.

Reverse Inscription 2 1/2 SHILLINGS · REPUBLIC OF BIAFRA ·
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
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Two and a Half Shillings 1969: Details
CountryBiafra
CurrencyBiafran Pound
Coin TypeTwo and a Half Shillings
Issued1969
Face Value2 1/2 (x Shilling)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1970)
Mintageunknown
MaterialAluminium
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)
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Two and a Half Shillings 1969: Photos
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Biafra 2 1/2 Shillings 1969
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Two and a Half Shillings 1969: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBiafra KM# 4