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2sh50c denom (#1888)

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Desc: 2sh50c

Currency: East African shilling (2000c=20sh=20s=1lb)

Numerical sorting value: 15000


Equivalent denoms: 2.50sh (30)

Users of this denom: British forces in Eritrea (3 stamps, 1948-1951), British forces in Somalia (2 stamps, 1948-1950), Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania (13 stamps, 1925-1972), Tanganyika (1 stamp, 1962), Zanzibar (6 stamps, 1963-1966)

Used by 25 stamps: (See all uses as list)

Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania 1925 2sh50c brn issue=1922 d=King George V (1922 Kenya and Uganda hi) wmk=mult crown & script CA
British forces in Somalia 5/27/1948 2sh50c yelgrn issue=1948 d=King George VI & arms of Britain ovpt=B.M.A.//SOMALIA//value oc=blk on=issuer=Great Britain-1942-2sh6p-yelgrn wmk=crown & large GVIR
British forces in Eritrea 6/1948 2sh50c yelgrn issue=1948 d=King George VI & arms of Britain ovpt=bars bars//B.M.A.//ERITREA//2 SH. 50 CTS. oc=blk on=issuer=Great Britain-1942-2sh6p-yelgrn wmk=crown & large GVIR
British forces in Somalia 1/2/1950 2sh50c yelgrn issue=1950 d=King George VI & arms of Britain ovpt=B. A.//SOMALIA//value oc=blk on=issuer=Great Britain-1942-2sh6p-yelgrn wmk=crown & large GVIR
British forces in Eritrea 2/6/1950 2sh50c yelgrn issue=1950 d=King George VI & arms of Britain ovpt=B. A.//ERITREA//value oc=blk on=issuer=Great Britain-1942-2sh6p-yelgrn wmk=crown & large GVIR
British forces in Eritrea 5/31/1951 2sh50c grn d=HMS Victory & King George VI ovpt=B. A.//ERITREA//value oc=blk on=issuer=Great Britain-1951-2sh6p-grn wmk=crown & GVIR perf=11x12
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania 10/1/1960 2sh50c issue=1960 d=Candelabra tree & Black Rhinos
Tanganyika 12/9/1962 2sh50c issue=independence 1st
Zanzibar 12/10/1963 2sh50c issue=Zanzibar independence d=Mangapwani Cave wmk=mult crown & script CA perf=12.5
Zanzibar 2/28/1964 2sh50c issue=1964b d=Mangapwani Cave ovpt=JAMHURI 1964 oc=blk on=issue=Zanzibar independence-2sh50c wmk=mult crown & script CA perf=12.5
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania 10/21/1964 2sh50c issue=Olympics 1964
Zanzibar 1/12/1965 2sh50c vio&brnvio issue=Zanzibar Revolution 1st d=reconstruction wmk=mult crown & script CA
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania 4/15/1965 2sh50c issue=safari rally d=car on road
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania 8/5/1965 2sh50c issue=ICY d=ICY emblem (1965 Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania)
Zanzibar 10/17/1965 2sh50c dkbrn&grn dt=agriculture (1965) d=planting rice wmk=mult crown & script CA perf=13x12.5
Zanzibar 1/12/1966 2sh50c issue=Zanzibar Revolution 2nd d=soldier holding rifle wmk=mult crown & script CA perf=12.5x13
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania 4/4/1966 2sh50c dt=tourism (1966 Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania) d=Deep Sea Fishing Tanzania Striped Marlin Makaira audax
Zanzibar 9/25/1966 2sh50c issue=introduction of free education wmk=mult crown & script CA perf=13.5x13
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania 7/13/1970 2sh50c issue=9th Commonwealth Games d=Long-distance runner
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania 10/19/1970 2sh50c issue=UN 25th d=UN emblem & people
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania 4/5/1971 2sh50c issue=East African Railways dt=railway d=30 Class Railway
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania 7/5/1971 2sh50c issue=OAU rinderpest
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania 12/9/1971 2sh50c issue=Tanzanian independence 10th
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania 2/23/1972 2sh50c issue=1st All Africa Trade Fair d=Fair Emblem & flags of african countries
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania 4/24/1972 2sh50c issue=UNICEF 25th

Used by 1 stampdesc as denom:
issuer=Zanzibar-issue=Zanzibar independence-2sh50c