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one pice coin
  • Kenya
  • one pice coin, 1898
  • Where object was made: British East Africa (present-day Kenya)
  • metal
  • Object Diameter: 2.5 cm
    Object Diameter: 1 in
  • Gift of Robert H. Brown Jr.
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0258.08

This is a round copper-colored coin.

Side one is the profile of a woman wearing a crown with text around the perimeter: "VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEI. IND. IMP."
There is the profile of a woman wearing a crown.

Side two has a diamond-shape with embellishments. "ONE1PICE" is inscribed inside the diamond. "EAST AFRICA PROTECTORATE 1898" is written around the perimeter.