Kenya 20 Shillings

Kenya 20 Shillings


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  •     Tell us how many 20 Shillings Coins you want to exchange
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The shilling is the official currency in Kenya since 1966, when it replaced the East African shilling. The official currency symbol is KSh. The Central Bank of Kenya introduced the first coins in denominations of 5, 10, 25 and 50 cents and 1 and 2 shillings. In 1973, the 5 shillings coins were introduced, followed by 10 shillings in 1994, 20 shillings in 1998 and 40 shillings coin in 2003. in 2018, the Central Bank of Kenya introduced a new coin series in denominations of 1, 5, 10 and 20 shillings.

The 20 Kenyan shillings coin front design features the bust of Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi (1924  – 2020), who was the second President of Kenya Between 1978 and 2002. The reverse coin design illustrates the National Coat of Arms (consist of two lions holding spears and a traditional East African shield containing the national colors and a rooster holding an axe. At the base, a silhouette of Mount Kenya containing examples of Kenyan agricultural products: coffee, pyrethrum, sisal, tea, corn, and pineapples. The motto: Harambee (pulling together or all for one), the denomination and the issue date. This coin is part of the 1998 series, its rim is segmented and fluted, and its color is gold and silver.

Text: President Daniel Toroitich Arap Mo, Republic of Kenya, Harambee, Twenty Shilling, 20, 1998.

Additional information


Out moded Kenyan shilling coin



Tender Types


Product Currencies

Kenyan Shilling

Country coin denominations

0.5, 1, 10, 20, 40, 5


Gold, Silver

Composition material

Bimetallic: aluminium-bronze centre in copper-nickel ring


26 mm


2.4 mm




Medal alignment ↑↑


9 g


Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi




Lion (Panthera leo)




Axe, Coffee, Corn, Portrait, Pyrethrum, shield, Sisal, Tea

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