The Central Bank of Kenya
Uhuru Kenyatta

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.

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