Information about legend: BRITISH WEST AFRICA · [year] ·

BRITISH WEST AFRICA · [year] · (1912 - 1958)
LegendBRITISH WEST AFRICA · [year] ·
Full textBRITISH WEST AFRICA · [year] ·

The British West African Pound was the currency of British West Africa, a group of British colonies, protectorates and mandate territories - Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Ghana (originally Gold Coast) and Gambia. From 1907 till 1911 the reverse of the coins of this currency showed the legend NIGERIA BRITISH WEST AFRICA. After 1911, the word NIGERIA was dropped.

BRITISH WEST AFRICA · [year] · - British West Africa - Coins (204)
Coin NameMintageEffigy
One-tenth Penny 1912 10,800,000
One Penny 1912 1,560,000
Halfpenny 1912 3,120,000
Halfpenny 1913 1,598,000
One Shilling 1913 12,340,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Sixpence 1913 960,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Two Shillings 1913 3,276,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Threepence 1913 736,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One-tenth Penny 1913 5,712,000
One-tenth Penny 1914 21,288,000
Sixpence 1914 952,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Threepence 1914 1,560,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Penny 1914 3,014,000
Halfpenny 1914 4,185,000
Two Shillings 1914 967,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Shilling 1914 14,292,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Halfpenny 1915 3,576,720
Threepence 1915 270,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Shilling 1915 254,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Two Shillings 1915 65,654 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Penny 1915 3,295,200
One-tenth Penny 1915 10,032,000
Two Shillings 1916 9,824,480 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Threepence 1916 820,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Shilling 1916 11,837,732 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One-tenth Penny 1916 480,000
Sixpence 1916 400,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Penny 1916 3,460,800
Halfpenny 1916 4,045,680
Threepence 1917 3,600,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One-tenth Penny 1917 9,384,000
Two Shillings 1917 1,059,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Shilling 1917 15,018,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Sixpence 1917 2,400,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Halfpenny 1917 213,600
One Penny 1917 444,000
Two Shillings 1918 7,294,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Halfpenny 1918 489,600
One Penny 1918 993,600
One Shilling 1918 9,486,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Threepence 1918 1,722,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Sixpence 1918 1,160,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Sixpence 1919 8,676,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One-tenth Penny 1919 1,392,000
Halfpenny 1919 8,811,600
Threepence 1919 19,826,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Two Shillings 1919 12,866,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Shilling 1919 2,992,045 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Penny 1919 22,128,300
One Shilling 1920 (Silver) 828,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Threepence 1920 (Silver) 3,616,029 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Two Shillings 1920 (Silver) 2,608,960 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Sixpence 1920 (Silver) 2,948,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One-tenth Penny 1920 14,556,000
Halfpenny 1920 40,128,940
Two Shillings 1920 (Brass) 15,856,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Penny 1920 58,554,600
One Shilling 1920 (Brass) 33,816,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Sixpence 1920 (Brass) 12,000,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Threepence 1920 (Brass) 19,000,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Shilling 1922 33,324,355 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Penny 1922 3,970,560
Two Shillings 1922 15,500,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Halfpenny 1922 5,817,360
One-tenth Penny 1922 7,264,778
One Shilling 1923 29,384,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One-tenth Penny 1923 12,000,000
Sixpence 1923 2,000,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Two Shillings 1923 12,698,233 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Shilling 1924 33,566,800 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Two Shillings 1924 1,500,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Sixpence 1924 3,000,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Sixpence 1925 2,800,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One-tenth Penny 1925 26,400,000
One Shilling 1925 19,800,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Two Shillings 1925 3,700,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Threepence 1925 8,800,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Threepence 1926 1,600,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One-tenth Penny 1926 12,000,000
One Shilling 1926 19,952,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Two Shillings 1926 11,500,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Penny 1926 8,040,000
Threepence 1927 800,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Halfpenny 1927 528,000
One-tenth Penny 1927 3,984,000
One Shilling 1927 22,248,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Two Shillings 1927 11,100,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Penny 1927 792,000
One Shilling 1928 10,000,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Threepence 1928 1,760,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Penny 1928 6,672,000
One-tenth Penny 1928 17,875,000
Sixpence 1928 400,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Two Shillings 1928 7,900,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Penny 1929 636,000
Halfpenny 1929 336,000
One-tenth Penny 1930 9,600,000
One-tenth Penny 1931 9,840,000
Halfpenny 1931 96,000
One-tenth Penny 1932 3,600,000
Halfpenny 1932 960,000
Sixpence 1933 1,000,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Halfpenny 1933 2,121,600
One Penny 1933 2,805,600
One-tenth Penny 1933 7,200,000
Threepence 1933 2,800,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Halfpenny 1934 1,694,400
One-tenth Penny 1934 4,800,000
Threepence 1934 6,400,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Penny 1934 2,640,000
One-tenth Penny 1935 13,200,000
One Penny 1935 8,551,200
Threepence 1935 11,560,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Sixpence 1935 4,000,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Halfpenny 1935 3,270,960
One Penny 1936 George V 7,368,000
One-tenth Penny 1936 George V 9,720,000
Halfpenny 1936 George V 5,400,240
Sixpence 1936 13,576,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Two Shillings 1936 57,437,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One Shilling 1936 42,882,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
Halfpenny 1936 Edward VIII 19,457,760
One Penny 1936 Edward VIII 33,104,000
Threepence 1936 20,198,000 King George V - Crowned Bust, by Bertram Mackennal
One-tenth Penny 1936 Edward VIII 10,284,000
One Penny 1937 18,111,400
Halfpenny 1937 9,599,200
Sixpence 1938 12,114,473 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Threepence 1938 16,056,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One-tenth Penny 1938 13,596,000
One Shilling 1938 57,806,287 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Two Shillings 1938 59,852,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One-tenth Penny 1939 9,840,000
Two Shillings 1939 12,000,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Threepence 1939 33,000,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One Shilling 1939 55,471,675 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One Shilling 1940 40,311,060 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Threepence 1940 11,496,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One Penny 1940 8,640,000
One-tenth Penny 1940 13,920,000
Sixpence 1940 17,829,069 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Halfpenny 1940 2,410,000
Halfpenny 1941 2,400,000
One Penny 1941 6,960,000
Threepence 1941 5,032,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One-tenth Penny 1941 16,560,000
One Shilling 1942 42,000,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One Penny 1942 18,840,000
One-tenth Penny 1942 12,360,000
Sixpence 1942 1,600,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Two Shillings 1942 10,000,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Halfpenny 1942 4,800,000
One Shilling 1943 133,600,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Sixpence 1943 10,586,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Threepence 1943 14,608,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One-tenth Penny 1943 22,560,000
Halfpenny 1943 3,360,000
One Penny 1943 36,120,000
One Penny 1944 19,440,000
Halfpenny 1944 3,600,000
One-tenth Penny 1944 10,440,000
Threepence 1944 2,536,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Sixpence 1944 1,814,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Threepence 1945 3,998,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One-tenth Penny 1945 25,706,400
Sixpence 1945 4,000,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One Shilling 1945 31,994,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One Penny 1945 24,628,800
Sixpence 1946 4,000,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Threepence 1946 7,488,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One Shilling 1946 37,349,770 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Two Shillings 1946 16,042,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One-tenth Penny 1946 9,959,200
Halfpenny 1946 3,600,000
One Penny 1946 23,442,000
Two Shillings 1947 8,958,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Sixpence 1947 6,120,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One-tenth Penny 1947 8,102,400
One Shilling 1947 119,584,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Halfpenny 1947 27,218,400
Threepence 1947 21,248,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One Penny 1947 81,252,020
Halfpenny 1949 8,271,800
One-tenth Penny 1949 6,736,320
Two Shillings 1949 15,076,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One Shilling 1949 90,016,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One-tenth Penny 1950 13,200,000
One Penny 1951 3,949,900
Two Shillings 1951 6,566,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Halfpenny 1951 3,468,000
One Shilling 1951 62,178,142 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Two Shillings 1952 5,646,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Halfpenny 1952 43,735,560
One-tenth Penny 1952 15,060,000
Sixpence 1952 2,544,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One Penny 1952 86,734,800
One Shilling 1952 184,402,545 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
One-tenth Penny 1954 4,800,000
One Penny 1956 27,002,800
One-tenth Penny 1956 2,400,000
One Penny 1957 19,940,000
Threepence 1957 800,080 Portrait by Cecil Thomas
One-tenth Penny 1957 7,200,000
One Penny 1958 12,200,000
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Legend: Details
Year From1912
Year To1958
CountryBritish West Africa
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