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East Africa coins catalog with values

British East African Company (1888-1895)

Mombasa Rupee=16 anna; Anna=4 paisa

coin Mombasa 1 paisa 1888
1 pice 1888

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MOMBASA 1306 / Text within beaded circle above sprays
IMPERIAL BRITHSH EAST AFRICA Co / 1888 / Scales above date
Value - 10-20 USD

 

coin Mombasa 1 paisa 1888
1 pice 1888

bronze
MOMBASA 1306 / Text within beaded circle above sprays
IMPERIAL BRITHSH EAST AFRICA Co / 1888 / Scales above date
Value - 60-80 USD

 

 

East Africa Protectorate (1895-1903)

East African Rupee=16 anna; Anna=4 paisa

Victoria queen of Great Britain (1837-1901)

coin British East Africa 1 paisa 1899
1 pice 1899 (1897-1899)

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ONE 1 PICE / EAST AFRICA PROTECTORATE 1899 / Denomination within ornate outline
VICTORIA DEI GRA BRIT REGINA FID DEF IND IMP / Crowned head left
Value - 15-25 USD

 

 

East Africa and Uganda Protectorate (1903-1920)

East African Florin=100 cents; Shilling=50 cents

Edward VII king of Great Britain (1901-1910)

coin EAST AFRICA & UGANDA 50 cents 1906
50 cents 1906 (1906-1910)

silver
50 CENTS 1906 / EAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATE / Lion and mountains within 3/4 circle with flowers ends
EDWARD VII KING & EMPEROR / Bust right
Value - 50-70 USD

 

 

coin EAST AFRICA & UGANDA 25 cents 1906
25 cents 1906 (1906, 1910)

silver
25 CENTS 1906 / EAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATE / Lion and mountains within 3/4 circle with flowers ends
EDWARD VII KING & EMPEROR / Bust right
Value - 20-30 USD

 

 

coin EAST AFRICA & UGANDA 10 cents 1907
10 cents 1907 (1906-1910)

copper-nickel
10 / EAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATE 1907 / Tusks flank center hole
TEN CENTS / EDWARD VII KING & EMPEROR / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 50-70 USD

 

 

coin EAST AFRICA & UGANDA 1 cent 1907
1 cent 1907 (1907-1908)

aluminium
1 / EAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATE 1907 / Tusks flank center hole
ONE CENT / EDWARD VII KING & EMPEROR / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 50-100 USD

 

coin EAST AFRICA & UGANDA 1 cent 1909
1 cent 1909 (1909-1910)

copper-nickel
1 / EAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATE 1909 / Tusks flank center hole
ONE CENT / EDWARD VII KING & EMPEROR / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 5-10 USD

 

 

coin EAST AFRICA & UGANDA 1/2 cent 1908
1/2 cent 1908

aluminium
1/2 / EAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATE 1908 / Tusks flank center hole
HALF CENT / EDWARD VII KING & EMPEROR / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 150-200 USD

 

coin EAST AFRICA & UGANDA 1/2 cent 1909
1/2 cent 1909

copper-nickel
1/2 / EAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATE 1909 / Tusks flank center hole
HALF CENT / EDWARD VII KING & EMPEROR / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 20-30 USD

 

 

George V king of Great Britain (1910-1936)

1910-1920

coin EAST AFRICA & UGANDA 50 cents 1914
50 cents 1914 (1911-1919)

silver
50 CENTS 1914 / EAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATE / Lion and mountains within 3/4 circle with flowers ends
GEORGIVS V REX ET IND IMP / Bust left
Value - 50-70 USD

 

coin EAST AFRICA & UGANDA 25 cents 1912
25 cents 1912 (1912-1918)

silver
25 CENTS 1912 / EAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATE / Lion and mountains within 3/4 circle with flowers ends
GEORGIVS V REX ET IND IMP / Bust left
Value - 30-40 USD

 

coin EAST AFRICA & UGANDA 10 cents 1911
10 cents 1911 (1911-1918)

copper-nickel
10 / EAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATE 1907 / Tusks flank center hole
TEN CENTS / GEORGIVS V REX ET IND IMP / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 15-30 USD

 

coin EAST AFRICA & UGANDA 5 cents 1913
5 cents 1913 (1913-1919)

copper-nickel
5 / EAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATE 1913 / Tusks flank center hole
FIVE CENTS / GEORGIVS V REX ET IND IMP / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 15-25 USD

 

coin EAST AFRICA & UGANDA 1 cent 1911
1 cent 1911 (1911-1918)

copper-nickel
1 / EAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATE 1911 / Tusks flank center hole
ONE CENT / GEORGIVS V REX ET IND IMP / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 5-10 USD

 

 

The Colony and Protectorate of Kenya (1920-1963)

East African Florin=100 cents; East African Shilling=50 cents

Reform 1921
East African Shilling=100 cents

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 1 shilling 1922
1 shilling 1922 (1921-1925)

silver
1 SHILLING 1922 / EAST AFRICA / Lion and mountains within 3/4 circle with flowers ends
GEORGIVS V REX ET IND IMP / Bust left
Value - 5-6 USD

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 50 cents 1922
50 cents 1922 (1921-1924)

silver
50 1922 /FIFTY CENTS - EAST AFRICA - HALF SHILLING / Lion and mountains within 3/4 circle with flowers ends
GEORGIVS V REX ET IND IMP / Bust left
Value - 4-5 USD

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 10 cents 1927
10 cents 1927 (1921-1936)

bronze
10 / EAST AFRICA 1927 / Tusks flank center hole
TEN CENTS / GEORGIVS V REX ET IND IMP / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 5 cents 1925
5 cents 1925 (1921-1936)

bronze
5 / EAST AFRICA 1925 / Tusks flank center hole
FIVE CENTS / GEORGIVS V REX ET IND IMP / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 1 cent 1930
1 cent 1930 (1922-1935)

bronze
1 / EAST AFRICA 1930 / Tusks flank center hole
ONE CENT / GEORGIVS V REX ET IND IMP / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 1-2 USD

 

 

Edward VIII king of Great Britain (1936)

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 10 cents 1936
10 cents 1936

bronze
10 / EAST AFRICA 1936 / Tusks flank center hole
TEN CENTS / EDWARDVS VIII REX ET IND IMP / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 5 cents 1936
5 cents 1936

bronze
5 / EAST AFRICA 1936 / Tusks flank center hole
FIVE CENTS / EDWARDVS VIII REX ET IND IMP / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 1-2 USD

 

 

George VI king of Great Britain (1936-1952)

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 1 shilling 1941
1 shilling 1941 (1937-1944)

silver
1 SHILLING 1941 / EAST AFRICA / Lion and mountains within 3/4 circle with flowers ends
GEORGIVS VI REX ET INDIA IMPERATOR / Crowned head left
Value - 7-10 USD

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 1 shilling 1950
1 shilling 1950 (1948-1952)

copper-nickel
1 SHILLING 1950 / EAST AFRICA / Lion and mountains within 3/4 circle with flowers ends
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / Crowned head left
Value - 1-2 USD

 

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 50 cents 1937
50 cents 1937 (1937-1944)

silver
50 1937 / FIFTY CENTS - EAST AFRICA - HALF SHILLING / Lion and mountains within 3/4 circle with flowers ends
GEORGIVS VI REX ET INDIA IMPERATOR / Crowned head left
Value - 4-5 USD

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 50 cents 1948
50 cents 1948 (1948-1952)

copper-nickel
50 1948 /FIFTY CENTS - EAST AFRICA - HALF SHILLING / Lion and mountains within 3/4 circle with flowers ends
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / Crowned head left
Value - 1-2 USD

 

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 10 cents 1937
10 cents 1937 (1937-1941)

bronze
11.34 g.
10 / EAST AFRICA 1937 / Tusks flank center hole
TEN CENTS / GEORGIVS VI REX ET IND IMP / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 1-3 USD

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 10 cents 1943
10 cents 1943 (1942-1945)

bronze
9.4 g.
10 / EAST AFRICA 1943 / Tusks flank center hole
TEN CENTS / GEORGIVS VI REX ET IND IMP / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 1-3 USD

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 10 cents 1952
10 cents 1952 (1949-1952)

bronze
10 / EAST AFRICA 1952 / Tusks flank center hole
TEN CENTS / GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - ~1 USD

 

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 5 cents 1939
5 cents 1939 (1937-1941)

bronze
6.32 g.
5 / EAST AFRICA 1939 / Tusks flank center hole
FIVE CENTS / GEORGIVS VI REX ET IND IMP / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 5 cents 1943
5 cents 1943 (1941-1943)

bronze
5.67 g.
5 / EAST AFRICA 1943 / Tusks flank center hole
FIVE CENTS / GEORGIVS VI REX ET IND IMP / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 2-4 USD

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 5 cents 1951
5 cents 1951 (1949-1952)

bronze
5 / EAST AFRICA 1951 / Tusks flank center hole
FIVE CENTS / GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 1-2 USD

 

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 1 cent 1942
1 cent 1942

bronze
1 / EAST AFRICA 1942 / Tusks flank center hole
ONE CENT / GEORGIVS VI REX ET IND IMP / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 1 cent 1950
1 cent 1950 (1949-1952)

bronze
1 / EAST AFRICA 1950 / Tusks flank center hole
ONE CENT / GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 1-2 USD

 

 

Elizabeth II queen of Great Britain (1952-1963)

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 50 cents 1963
50 cents 1963 (1954-1963)

copper-nickel
50 1963 / FIFTY CENTS - EAST AFRICA - HALF SHILLING / Lion and mountains within 3/4 circle with flowers ends
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Crowned bust right
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 10 cents 1956
10 cents 1956

bronze
10 / EAST AFRICA 1956 / Tusks flank center hole
FIVE CENTS / QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 3-5 USD

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 5 cents 1963
5 cents 1963 (1955-1963)

bronze
5 / EAST AFRICA 1963 / Tusks flank center hole
FIVE CENTS / QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - <1 USD

 

coin BRITISH EAST AFRICA 1 cent 1956
1 cent 1956 (1954-1962)

bronze
1 / EAST AFRICA 1956 / Tusks flank center hole
ONE CENT / QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Center hole divides crown and denomination, flowers flank
Value - 1-2 USD

 

See also UK coins:
United Kingdom till 1952
United Kingdom since 1952

 

East Africa (1964)

East African Shilling=100 cents

coin EAST AFRICA 10 cents 1964
10 cents 1964

bronze
10 / EAST AFRICA 1964 / Tusks flank center hole
10 / SENTI KUMITEN CENTS/ EAST AFRICA
Value - 3-5 USD

 

coin EAST AFRICA 5 cents 1964
5 cents 1964

bronze
5 / EAST AFRICA 1964 / Tusks flank center hole
5 / SENTI TANOFIVE CENTS/ EAST AFRICA
Value - 1-2 USD

 

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Coins of East Africa in the catalog are presented divided by historical periods, indicating the main characteristics and differences by type.
Inside the sections, the coins are sorted by denomination - from large to small.
The cost of the coin is approximate and is indicated specifically for the coin shown in the picture. You can use this price to evaluate similar coins (of the same type), but remember that the value is affected by many factors, such as the state of preservation and the date of minting. The cost of coins of the same type can vary greatly depending on the number of surviving copies.
Coins of East Africa presented on this page are not sold or bought - this is only a catalog.