BRITISH EAST AFRICA
Printed Money INDEX,
1905 - 64 Issues

     

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King:
Edward II
22.1.1901 -  6.5.1910


Queen:
Elizabeth II
6.2.1952 - 1964


First Commissioner:
 Arthur H. Hardinge
1.7.1895 - 7.10.1900


Last Governor:
Malcolm J. MacDonald
4.1.1963 - 12.12.1963


BRITISH EAST AFRICA BANKNOTES, 1905 - 64 Issues

BRITISH EAST AFRICA PROTECTORATE

 GBR protect.1.7.1895 for Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda and Zanzibar; British Somaliland (SML) and Aden Protect.  included in 1947
Currency History: IND currency <1905; EAF 1905-64;  SML/Aden 1951-64; Later see below
  PAGE CATALOG
NUMBERS
DENOMINATIONS DATES ISSUING AUTHORITY
1A P.1A - P.6A 5 - 500 Rupees 1905 Government of the East African Protectorate
EAST AFRICA Paper Money, 1912-18 1 P.1 - P.6 5 - 500 Rupees 1912-18 Government of the East African Protectorate

KENYA COLONY & PROTECTORATE

GBR protectorate & colony established 23.7.1920
7 P.7 - P.12B 1 Rupee,
10 - 500 Florins
1920 East African Currency Board
13 P.13 - P.19 5 - 10,000 Shillings 1921 East African Currency Board
20 P.20 - P.26 5 - 10,000 Shillings 1933 East African Currency Board
26A P.26A - P.26C 5 - 20 Shillings 1939 East African Currency Board
British Somaliland (SML)and Aden Protectorate joined this Currency Board when India became independent.
27 P.27 - P.32 1 - 10,000 Shillings 1938-52 East African Currency Board
33 P.33 - P.36 5 - 100 Shillings 1953-57 East African Currency Board
EAST AFRICA Paper Money, 1958-60 37 P.37 - P.44 5 - 100 Shillings 1953-63 East African Currency Board

KENYA

GBR recognizes independence of Kenya 12.12.1963; Republic of KENYA 12.12.1964
45 P.45 - P.48 5 - 100 Shillings 1964 East African Currency Board
On 12.12.1963 Kenya became independent.
On 9.12.1961 Tanganyika became independent and joined in political union with with Zanzibar
And  on 27.4.1964 and on 29.10.1964 became the United Republic of Tanzania
On 9.10.1963 Uganda became independent as the Republic of Uganda.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

PPS  We gratefully acknowledge Percy Phiroze Siganporia for  images and information.

AB  We gratefully acknowledge AB for
submitting images used in this section.

RW    We gratefully acknowledge RW for images.

BV    We gratefully acknowledge Bill Vesty for images.


EAST AFRICA LINKS
  P J Symes

The East African Currency Board in Aden by Peter Symes