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British West Africa Coins

The British West Africa coin catalog is presented organized by type and value, a technique collectors refer to as sorting by #KM, based on the acronym of the publication that numbered them.

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📢 British West Africa is a country that does not exist today. It is now part of the United Kingdom coins.

The most valuable coins

The most valuable British West Africa coins and sought after by collectors according to Foronum statistics are the following:

1 shilling
British West Africa
1 shilling
2 shillings
British West Africa
2 shillings
3 pence
British West Africa
3 pence
3 pence
British West Africa
3 pence
6 pence
British West Africa
6 pence

The valuation of these coins has been achieved through a meticulous algorithm that considers the current market, taking into account aspects such as material, weight, diameter, edge, year of mintage, mint of manufacture and the number of coins produced. Coins with limited mintages and in good condition are usually among the most valuable.

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1/10 penny

FO#10728 KM#1
Year: 1907-1908
Weight: 1,00 g
Composition: Aluminium
Diameter: 20,30 mm
Edge: Smooth

1 penny

FO#10729 KM#2
Price: 8,00€
Year: 1907-1910
Weight: 15,50 g
Composition: Copper-nickel
Diameter: 30,50 mm
Edge: Smooth

1/10 penny

FO#10730 KM#3
Year: 1908-1910
Weight: 1,90 g
Composition: Copper-nickel
Diameter: 20,30 mm
Edge: Smooth

1/10 penny

FO#10731 KM#4
Year: 1911
Weight: 1,90 g
Composition: Copper-nickel
Diameter: 20,30 mm
Edge: Smooth

1/2 penny

FO#10732 KM#5
Year: 1911
Weight: 5,80 g
Composition: Copper-nickel
Diameter: 25,50 mm
Edge: Smooth

1 penny

FO#10733 KM#6
Year: 1911
Weight: 9,40 g
Composition: Copper-nickel
Diameter: 30,50 mm
Edge: Smooth

1/10 penny

FO#10734 KM#7
Price: 2,00€ - 3,50€
Year: 1912-1936
Weight: 1,72 g
Composition: Copper-nickel
Diameter: 20,50 mm
Edge: Smooth

1/2 penny

FO#10809 KM#8
Year: 1912-1936
Weight: 5,50 g
Composition: Copper-nickel
Diameter: 25,20 mm
Edge: Smooth

1 penny

FO#10811 KM#9
Price: 5,00€
Year: 1912-1936
Weight: 9,40 g
Composition: Copper-nickel
Diameter: 30,50 mm
Edge: Smooth

3 pence

FO#10812 KM#10
Year: 1913-1919
Weight: 1,14 g
Composition: Silver (0,925)
Diameter: 16,80 mm
Edge: Ribbed

3 pence

FO#10813 KM#10b
Price: 5,37€ - 10,00€
Year: 1920-1936
Weight: 1,50 g
Composition: Brass
Diameter: 16,30 mm
Edge: Smooth

3 pence

FO#10817 KM#10a
Year: 1920
Weight: 1,14 g
Composition: Silver (0,500)
Diameter: 16,80 mm
Edge: Ribbed

6 pence

FO#10814 KM#11
Year: 1913-1919
Weight: 2,80 g
Composition: Silver (0,925)
Diameter: 19,40 mm
Edge: Ribbed

6 pence

FO#10815 KM#11a
Year: 1920
Weight: 2,80 g
Composition: Silver (0,500)
Diameter: 19,40 mm
Edge: Ribbed

6 pence

FO#10816 KM#11b
Year: 1920-1936
Weight: 2,80 g
Composition: Brass
Diameter: 19,40 mm
Edge: Ribbed

1 shilling

FO#15097 KM#12
Year: 1913-1920
Weight: 5,65 g
Composition: Silver (0,925)
Diameter: 23,60 mm
Edge: Ribbed

1 shilling

FO#6318 KM#12a
Price: 0,86€ - 2,06€
Year: 1920-1936
Weight: 5,70 g
Composition: Stano-aton
Diameter: 23,60 mm
Edge: Ribbed

2 shillings

FO#10818 KM#13
Year: 1913-1920
Weight: 11,31 g
Composition: Silver (0,925)
Diameter: 28,00 mm
Edge: Ribbed

2 shillings

FO#10819 KM#13a
Year: 1920
Weight: 11,31 g
Composition: Silver (0,500)
Diameter: 28,00 mm
Edge: Ribbed

2 shillings

FO#10820 KM#13b
Year: 1920-1936
Weight: 11,30 g
Composition: Stano-aton
Diameter: 28,50 mm
Edge: Ribbed

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