Uganda 1-SHILLING (KM5)

Crested Crane

The Crested crane (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps) is the East African sub-species of the Grey crowned crane (Balearica regulorum). The other sub-species is the South African crowned crane (Balearica regulorum regulorum).

It is a national symbol of Uganda and also appears on the coat of arms (seen on the obverse of this coin), and the flag.


Diameter
26 mm
Composition
Copper-Nickel
Catalogue #
KM5
Obverse Legend
BANK OF UGANDA ONE SHILLING
Reverse Legend
BANK OF UGANDA ONE SHILLING

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