Æ 1/2 and 1 cent, Cu.-Ni. 5, 10 and 20 cents and 1 leone, 1964. All have obv. UNITY · FREEDOM · JUSTICE · SIR MILTON MARGAI His head right. Reverses depict: two bongo fish, oil palm leaves, a cottonwood tree, a circle of grains of rice (not cocoa beans as stated by KM !), a lion, the arms of Sierra Leone with lion supporters. Designs by Michael Rizzello. KM 16-21. Produced by the Royal Mint, London. In case of issue. The obverse of the half cent and the one leone are slightly unevenly toned, due to a chemical reaction of the coins with the material of the case, the coins otherwise brilliant.
Do not press the 10 and 20 cent pieces into its recess - the holes are too small, and they will become almost impossible to remove.
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