Historical India - East Africa Old Rare 5 Cents Copper Coin (Years Will be Changed) ( to ): alcaserv.us: Toys & Games. Buy British East Africa in African Coins and get the best deals at the lowest prices on eBay! Great Savings & Free Delivery / Collection on. Coins marked East Africa circulated in areas where Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Somalia are today. The coins were minted in various metals, including copper-.
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The rupee, being a silver coin, rose in value against sterling. At that time, the Indian rupee was the currency of the British East African states. From the florin thence came the East African shilling. The short-lived florin had been introduced because of increasing silver prices after World War I. History[ edit ] First East African shilling[ edit ] In the United Kingdom, the pound sterling formerly was divided into twenty shillings, and it was normal to consider the shilling to be a subsidiary unit of the pound. In British East Africa , however, even though twenty shillings were equal in value to one pound sterling, the shilling was always considered the primary unit of account. The short-lived florin had been introduced because of increasing silver prices after World War I. The East African shilling was introduced to KenyaTanganyikaand Uganda inreplacing the short-lived East African florin at a rate of 2 shillings to 1 florin. Inthe East African Currency Board was breaking up, and the South Arabian dinar replaced the shilling in the South Arabian Federation at a rate of 20 shillings to 1 dinar. Inas a result of World War II east africa old coins,
Britain regained control and introduced the shilling, at a rate of 1 shilling to 24 lira. It had been proposed that the Second East African shilling be introduced into circulation inbut the target was not east africa old coins.
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It had been proposed that the Second East African shilling be introduced into circulation in , but the target was not met. Maria Theresa thalers , Indian rupees, and Egyptian pounds were also legal tender at the beginning of this time, and it is unclear exactly when this status ended. Italian Somaliland was returned to Italy in as a UN Trusteeship and soon switched to the Italian Somaliland somalo , which was at par with the shilling. British Somaliland gained independence in , and joined what had been Italian Somaliland to create Somalia. In , as a result of World War II , Britain regained control and introduced the shilling, at a rate of 1 shilling to 24 lira. When it reached the value of two shillings, the authorities decided to replace it with the florin. In that year, Somalia began using the Somali shilling replacing the Somali somalo at par with the East African shilling.