New generation coins go into circulation Tuesday
NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 11 – The Central Bank of Kenya has unveiled the new generation coins that will be in circulation from Tuesday.
The new currency was launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta at a ceremony held at the CBK headquarters in Nairobi.
The coins launched are for one shilling which bears a giraffe, five shilling bearing a rhino and 10 shilling bearing a lion’s image.
There is also the 20 shilling coin that bears the image of an elephant.
The new coins contain features that make them more accessible to visually impaired people.