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Here are the new coins launched by Uhuru— PHOTOS
By Vincent Kejitan | Updated Dec 11, 2018 at 12:10 EAT
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Photo of one of the new coins
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The new coins will be circulated immediately and will not have portraits of persons

During the launch at the Central Bank of Kenya, the Head of State expressed his delight at achieving the milestone

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday launched the new generation Kenyan currency in accordance with the 2010 constitution.

During the launch at the Central Bank of Kenya, the Head of State expressed his delight at achieving the milestone.

"We shall be unveiling a set of new generation coins which are compliant with our 2010 constitution. I am extremely pleased that today we can achieve another milestone."

"I am informed that the new generation coins continue the tradition of depicting an aspect that best describes our country," he added.

The new coins will be circulated immediately and will not have portraits of persons.

They also have features that are relatable with the visually impaired.

KES 1 coin - a Giraffe

KES 5 coin - a Rhino

KES 10 coin - a Lion

KES 20 coin - an Elephant




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