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Tanganyika Heller


A bronze ½ and 1 Heller coin were introduced in 1904, followed by bronze 5 Heller and the holed, cupro-nickel 10 Heller in 1908. In 1913, holed, cupro-nickel 5 Heller were also introduced (as shown above).

The 1916 issues were minted at Tabora as a wartime emergency coinage. A total of 302,940 brass 5 Heller were issued. In addition, both copper (325,000) and brass (1,307,760) 20 Heller coins were produced.


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