Zanzibari Coins

Prior to 1884, Zanzibar and the mainland used Riyal coins issued by the sultan of Zanzibar under the Sultan of Oman.

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After 1884, Zazibar uzed a combination of coins. There were the Maria Theresa thaler coins, the Indian Rupee Coins and the Indian Rupees.

 Maria Theresa Thaler

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Indian Rupee Coins

1 Rupee

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1/2 Rupee

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1/4 Rupee

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1 Anna

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After the end of world war 1, Zanzibar used the East African coins just like the other her neighboring states under the british rule:kenya Uganda and Tanganyika.

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