Zambia 1-KWACHA (KM209)
Zambia 1-KWACHA (KM209)

Zambia 1-KWACHA (KM209) Chaplin's Barbet

Chaplin's Barbet (aka Zambian Barbet aka Lybius chaplini) is endemic to Zambia and lives mostly in moist savanna and arable land. It has a white head and breast, with black wings and tail, and bright red feathers around its eyes.

On January 1, 2013, Zambia introduced a new series of coins consisting of 5, 10, and 50 ngwee pieces, plus a one kwacha coin. The older coins are still legal tender, but because their metal value is higher than their face value they have all but disappeared from circulation.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 24 mm
  • Composition: Nickel-clad Steel
  • CAT#: KM209

Obverse Legend

ZAMBIA

Reverse Legend

K1 ONE KWACHA

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