Gambia 1971 25 bututs

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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from the Swisspat Collection
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This specimen was issued by Gambia in 1971 only. Formerly a British colony embedded in Senegal, a series of sterling coinage was issued for it for one year only in 1966. This was replaced by decimal coinage in 1971, with 100 bututs = 1 dalasis.

Recorded mintage: 3,040,000 plus 25,000 proofs.

Specification: 5.65 g, copper-nickel, 23.6 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 11.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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