British West Africa 1936-KN 6 pence

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Steve Album sale 30, lot 1585
Br W Africa SA30-1585r.jpg

This specimen was lot 1585 in Stephen Album sale 30 (Santa Rosa, CA, January 2018), where it sold for $352.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "BRITISH WEST AFRICA: George V, 1910-1936, 6 pence, 1936-KN, only 32 examples known, PCGS graded Specimen-66, ex King's Norton Mint Collection." This type was struck at London, Heaton and King's Norton (shown here) 1920, 1923-25, 1928, 1933-36 in substantial quantities but nice specimens are scarce.

Recorded mintage: 2,696,000 plus specimens.

Specification: tin brass, 19.3 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM-11b.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 30, featuring the George Anderson Collection of Tibetan Coins, the Dr. John W. Lund Collection of Swedish Coins and the Mike Edwards Collection, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2018.

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