50 Cents - George VI (1948 - 1952)

obverse of 50 Cents - George VI (1948 - 1952) coin with KM# 30 from British East Africa. Inscription: GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
reverse of 50 Cents - George VI (1948 - 1952) coin with KM# 30 from British East Africa. Inscription: EAST AFRICA 50 FIFTY CENTS 1948 HALF SHILLING

Features

Denomination 50 Cents
Catalog Number KM# 30
Weight (g) 3.89
Diameter (mm) 21
Thickness (mm) 1.5
Shape: Round
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Not Magnetic
Orientation Medal orientation ↑↑
Demonetized

Obverse

Engraved by Percy Metcalfe
Lettering:
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX

Reverse

Lettering:
EAST AFRICA
50
FIFTY CENTS 1948 HALF SHILLING

Year Mintage Comment Rarity
1948 7,290,000 Common
1948 Proof Rare
1949 12,960,000 Common
1949 Proof Rare
1952 KN 2,000,000 Common

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