1 Shilling - Elizabeth II - 1'st Portrait (1959 - 1962)

Features

Denomination 1 Shilling
Catalog Number KM# 5
Weight (g) 5
Diameter (mm) 22.8
Thickness (mm) 1.68
Shape: Round
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Not Magnetic
Orientation Medal orientation ↑↑
Demonetized

Obverse

Engraved by Cecil Walter Thomas
Lettering:
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Reverse

Engraved by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Lettering:
FEDERATION OF NIGERIA
19 59
ONE SHILLING

Edge

Description:
Milled
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
1959 18,000,000 Very Common
1959 6,031 Proof Common
1961 48,584,000 Very Common
1962 39,416,000 Very Common

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