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5sh denom (#10638)

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Desc: 5sh

Currency: Southern Rhodesia pound (240d=240p=20sh=20s=1lb)

Numerical sorting value: 3600

Users of this denom: British Central Africa (3 stamps, 1891-1896), Northern Rhodesia (4 stamps, 1925-1963), Nyasaland Protectorate (8 stamps, 1921-1964), Rhodesia (British South Africa Company) (7 stamps, 1890-1913), Southern Rhodesia (5 stamps, 1924-1964)

Used by 27 stamps: (See all uses as list)

Rhodesia (British South Africa Company) 12/9/1890 5sh yelorg issue=1890 d=arms of BSAC (1890 a)
British Central Africa 4/1891 5sh yelorg issue=1891 d=arms of BSAC (1890 a) ovpt=B.C.A. oc=blk on=issuer=Rhodesia (British South Africa Company)-5sh
British Central Africa 1895 5sh issue=1895 d=arms of British Central Africa larger (1895)
Rhodesia (British South Africa Company) 1896 5sh issue=1896a d=arms of BSAC (1896)
British Central Africa 2/1896 5sh issue=1896 d=arms of British Central Africa larger (1895) wmk=crown & CC
Rhodesia (British South Africa Company) 7/1901 5sh issue=1898 d=arms of BSAC (1898 b)
Rhodesia (British South Africa Company) 7/13/1905 5sh vio issue=Opening of the Victoria Falls Bridge d=Victoria Falls (1905)
Rhodesia (British South Africa Company) 1909 5sh issue=1909 d=arms of BSAC (1898 b) ovpt=RHODESIA. oc=blk on=issue=1898-5sh
Rhodesia (British South Africa Company) 11/11/1910 5sh d=Queen Mary & King George V (1910)
Rhodesia (British South Africa Company) 1913 5sh d=King George V (1913 Rhodesia)
Nyasaland Protectorate 1921 5sh issue=1921 d=King George V (hi vals) wmk=mult crown & script CA
Southern Rhodesia 4/1/1924 5sh blgrn&bl issue=1924 d=King George V as admiral (1924)
Northern Rhodesia 4/1/1925 5sh dkvio&gray issue=1925 d=King George V & giraffe & elephants
Southern Rhodesia 4/1/1931 5sh blgrn&ultra issue=1931 d=King George V (1931)
Southern Rhodesia 11/25/1937 5sh grn&bl issue=1937 d=King George VI (1937 Southern Rhodesia)
Nyasaland Protectorate 1/1/1938 5sh red&grn pc=yel issue=1938 d=King George VI (hi vals) wmk=mult crown & script CA
Northern Rhodesia 3/1/1938 5sh vio&gray issue=1938 d=King George VI & giraffe & elephants
Nyasaland Protectorate 9/1/1945 5sh issue=George VI pictorials d=badge of Nyasaland wmk=mult crown & script CA
Nyasaland Protectorate 5/15/1951 5sh d=arms of British Central Africa & King George VI & badge of Nyasaland wmk=mult crown & script CA
Southern Rhodesia 8/31/1953 5sh dkgrn&orgbrn issue=Elizabeth II pictorials
Nyasaland Protectorate 9/1/1953 5sh issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=badge of Nyasaland wmk=mult crown & script CA
Northern Rhodesia 9/15/1953 5sh pur&grayblk issue=1953 d=Queen Elizabeth II & giraffe & elephants
Nyasaland Protectorate revenue 1955 5sh brn d=Queen Elizabeth II & badge
Nyasaland Protectorate 11/1/1963 5sh brn issue=1963 d=Queen Elizabeth II & badge ovpt=POSTAGE//bars oc=blk on=type=revenue-5sh
Northern Rhodesia 12/1/1963 5sh dkred&multi d=arms of Northern Rhodesia & Queen Elizabeth II
Nyasaland Protectorate 1/1/1964 5sh issue=1964 wmk=mult crown & script CA
Southern Rhodesia 2/19/1964 5sh issue=1964 d=cattle (1964)

Used by 9 stampdescs as denom:
issuer=Rhodesia (British South Africa Company)-5sh
issuer=Rhodesia (British South Africa Company)-issue=1898-5sh
issuer=Rhodesia (British South Africa Company)-1890-5sh-yelorg
issuer=Nyasaland Protectorate-type=revenue-5sh
issuer=Nyasaland Protectorate-1938-5sh
issuer=Nyasaland Protectorate-1953-5sh
issuer=Southern Rhodesia-issue=1964-5sh
issuer=Southern Rhodesia-1924-5sh
issuer=Southern Rhodesia-1937-5sh