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50 Santim (Hamsa Santeem - ሀምሳ ፡ ሳንቲም)
50 Santim (Hamsa Santeem - ሀምሳ ፡ ሳንቲም)
Country:
Ethiopia
Series:
1916~1974 - Empire - Haile Selassie
Catalog codes:
World Coins km37a
Variants:
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Themes:
Crosses | Crowns and Coronets | Emperors | Lions | Seals (Emblems)
Issued on:
1943
Last issue date:
1944
Distribution:
Standard Circulation
Composition:
Silver
Edge:
Reeded/grained
Shape:
Circular
Rim:
Raised. Not decorated. Both sides
Weight:
7.03 grams
Diameter:
25 mm
Face value:
50 Br - Ethiopian santeem
Known mintage:
20,434,000
Composition Details:
700/1000 Silver .1582 oz. ASW 300/1000 copper
Score:
95% Accuracy: Medium
Description:
Front: Crowned lion emblem (Conquering Lion of Judah, right)
looking to the front holding cross with ribbon
legend: (below, texted value) ሀምሳ ፡ሳንቲም
(transliterated: (ʾa.mə.sa sa.nə.ti.mə, Hamsa (fifty) Santeem (cents))
Back: Bust of 85th emperor Haile Selassie (left,
1930-1936, 1941-1974)
legend: (below, year in Amharic) ፲፱፻፴፮ (10+9x100+30+6 =EE1936 (1943/1944))
Designer: Gilroy Roberts (sculptor, 1905-1992,
ninth Chief Engraver U.S. Mint 1948-1964)
Edge: G - grained, type: bars
Note: Struck in 1947

Formerly known as: y34a
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VariantYearMint markNoteMintage

  • 1944፲፱፻፴፮ (EE1936)20,434,000

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