Obverse: TANZANIA 1989 - RAIS WA KWANZA - Profile of President Ali Hassan Mwinyi, facing left.
Reverse: 50 SENTI HAMSINI - Sitting Rabbit, facing left, above denomination. (HAMSINI is Swahili for the number "50").
Composition: Nickel Clad Steel
Measures: 22mm in diameter
Condition: Very Bright and Shiny!
The United Republic of Tanzania was formerly known as Tanganyika until it gained independence from Great Britain on December 12, 1963. Tanzania is located in the Eastern part of Africa. It also owns islands off the coast of Africa: Pemba and Zanzibar.
President Ali Hassan Mwinyi, depicted on this Coin, governed Tanzania from 1985-1995. Tanzania is known for its exquisite and expensive gemstone Tanzanite, which was discovered in 1967, and is only found in Tanzania.
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