Uganda 50-SHILLINGS (KM66)

Ugandan Kob

The Ugandan kob (Kobus kob thomasi) is a sub-species of kob, which is an antelope found south of the Sahara from west to east. Its reddish-brown coat distinguishes it from other kob species. It appears on the Uganda coat of arms.

In 1987, Uganda re-monetized with a new shilling and no smaller subdivisions. The smallest denomination is one shilling and the largest (circulating) is 500 shillings.

Thanks to David G. for correcting this entry, which I thought was an Ankole-Watusi bull.


Diameter
20.9 mm
Composition
Nickel-clad Steel
Catalogue #
KM66
Obverse Legend
Bank Of Uganda Fifty Shillings
Reverse Legend
Bank Of Uganda 50 Shillings

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