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East African shilling (Somaliland Protectorate usage only)


Name: East African shilling
Defn: 2000c=20sh=20s=1lb
Symbol: £
Code:
Desc:
Units of money:
cent c 1
shilling sh 100
pound lb 2000

Users of this currency: Aden (55 stamps, 1951-1965), Kathiri State of Seiyun (22 stamps, 1951-1964), Quaiti State in Hadhramaut (33 stamps, 1951-1963), British forces in Eritrea (43 stamps, 1948-1951), British forces in Somalia (22 stamps, 1948-1950), Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania (336 stamps, 1922-1976), Somaliland Protectorate (32 stamps, 1951-1960), South Arabia (2 stamps, 1963), Tanganyika (79 stamps, 1922-1962), Zanzibar (181 stamps, 1931-1967) Show with all usages

Denominations used by Somaliland Protectorate in this currency:
Denom Usages Selected stamps
5c 2   4/2/1951 grn d=King George VI full face & sheep ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-1/2a, 9/15/1954 gray issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=camel & gurgi & Queen Elizabeth II
10c 3   4/2/1951 redbrn d=King George VI full face & sheep ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-2a ... 9/15/1954 redorg issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=askari & Queen Elizabeth II rosered unissued
15c 2   4/2/1951 ultra d=George VI full face & sheep ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-3a, 9/15/1954 grn issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=camel & gurgi & Queen Elizabeth II
20c 4   4/2/1951 dkbrn d=George VI full face & antelope ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-4a ... 4/5/1960 rosered d=camel & gurgi & Queen Elizabeth II ovpt=...MAJORITY... oc=blk on=1954-20c
25c 1   6/2/1953 grn&blk issue=Coronation 1953 d=Queen Elizabeth II (1953)
30c 3   4/2/1951 pur d=George VI full face & antelope ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-6a ... 9/15/1954 brn issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=askari & Queen Elizabeth II ind unissued
35c 1   9/15/1954 bl issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=Somali rock pigeon & Queen Elizabeth II
50c 3   4/2/1951 gray d=George VI full face & antelope ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-8a ... 9/15/1954 lilrose&brn issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=martial eagle & Queen Elizabeth II rosevio unissued
70c 1   4/2/1951 org d=George VI full face & antelope ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-12a
1sh 4   4/2/1951 grn d=George VI full face & map of Somaliland ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-1r ... 5/21/1957 d=blackhead sheep & Queen Elizabeth II ovpt=OPENING//... oc=blk on=1954-1sh redorg unissued
1sh30c 2   1958 issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=Tomb of Sheikh Isaaq, Mait & Queen Elizabeth II, 4/5/1960 d=Tomb of Sheikh Isaaq, Mait & Queen Elizabeth II ovpt=...MAJORITY... oc=blk on=1958-1sh30c
2sh 2   4/2/1951 rosevio d=George VI full face & map of Somaliland ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-2r, 9/15/1954 issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=Somali rock pigeon & Queen Elizabeth II
3sh 1   4/2/1951 ultra d=George VI full face & map of Somaliland ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-3r
5sh 2   4/2/1951 blk d=George VI full face & map of Somaliland ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-5r, 9/15/1954 issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=martial eagle & Queen Elizabeth II
10sh 1   9/15/1954 issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=Taleh Fort & Queen Elizabeth II

Used by 32 stamps of Somaliland Protectorate: (See all uses as list)
4/2/1951 5c grn d=King George VI full face & sheep ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-1/2a wmk=mult crown & script CA
4/2/1951 10c redbrn d=King George VI full face & sheep ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-2a wmk=mult crown & script CA
4/2/1951 15c ultra d=George VI full face & sheep ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-3a wmk=mult crown & script CA
4/2/1951 20c dkbrn d=George VI full face & antelope ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-4a wmk=mult crown & script CA
4/2/1951 30c pur d=George VI full face & antelope ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-6a wmk=mult crown & script CA
4/2/1951 50c gray d=George VI full face & antelope ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-8a wmk=mult crown & script CA
4/2/1951 70c org d=George VI full face & antelope ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-12a wmk=mult crown & script CA
4/2/1951 1sh grn d=George VI full face & map of Somaliland ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-1r wmk=mult crown & script CA
4/2/1951 2sh rosevio d=George VI full face & map of Somaliland ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-2r wmk=mult crown & script CA
4/2/1951 3sh ultra d=George VI full face & map of Somaliland ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-3r wmk=mult crown & script CA
4/2/1951 5sh blk d=George VI full face & map of Somaliland ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-5r wmk=mult crown & script CA
6/2/1953 25c grn&blk issue=Coronation 1953 d=Queen Elizabeth II (1953) wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 5c gray issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=camel & gurgi & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 10c redorg issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=askari & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 15c grn issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=camel & gurgi & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 20c rosered issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=camel & gurgi & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 30c brn issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=askari & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 35c bl issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=Somali rock pigeon & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 50c lilrose&brn issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=martial eagle & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 1sh issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=blackhead sheep & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 2sh issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=Somali rock pigeon & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 5sh issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=martial eagle & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 10sh issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=Taleh Fort & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA perf=12.5
5/21/1957 20c rosered d=camel & gurgi & Queen Elizabeth II ovpt=OPENING//... oc=blk on=1954-20c wmk=mult crown & script CA
5/21/1957 1sh d=blackhead sheep & Queen Elizabeth II ovpt=OPENING//... oc=blk on=1954-1sh wmk=mult crown & script CA
4/2/1951 1sh grn d=George VI full face & map of Somaliland ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-1r wmk=mult crown & script CA
4/2/1951 2sh rosevio d=George VI full face & map of Somaliland ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-2r wmk=mult crown & script CA
4/2/1951 3sh ultra d=George VI full face & map of Somaliland ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-3r wmk=mult crown & script CA
4/2/1951 5sh blk d=George VI full face & map of Somaliland ovpt=value oc=blk on=1942-5r wmk=mult crown & script CA
6/2/1953 25c grn&blk issue=Coronation 1953 d=Queen Elizabeth II (1953) wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 5c gray issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=camel & gurgi & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 10c redorg issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=askari & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 15c grn issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=camel & gurgi & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 20c rosered issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=camel & gurgi & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 30c brn issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=askari & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 35c bl issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=Somali rock pigeon & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 50c lilrose&brn issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=martial eagle & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 1sh issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=blackhead sheep & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 2sh issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=Somali rock pigeon & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 5sh issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=martial eagle & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
9/15/1954 10sh issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=Taleh Fort & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA perf=12.5
5/21/1957 20c rosered d=camel & gurgi & Queen Elizabeth II ovpt=OPENING//... oc=blk on=1954-20c wmk=mult crown & script CA
5/21/1957 1sh d=blackhead sheep & Queen Elizabeth II ovpt=OPENING//... oc=blk on=1954-1sh wmk=mult crown & script CA
1958 1sh30c issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=Tomb of Sheikh Isaaq, Mait & Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
4/5/1960 20c rosered d=camel & gurgi & Queen Elizabeth II ovpt=...MAJORITY... oc=blk on=1954-20c wmk=mult crown & script CA
4/5/1960 1sh30c d=Tomb of Sheikh Isaaq, Mait & Queen Elizabeth II ovpt=...MAJORITY... oc=blk on=1958-1sh30c wmk=mult crown & script CA
10c rosered unissued
30c ind unissued
50c rosevio unissued
1sh redorg unissued

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