• 10 Shillings 2006, KM# 11, Somaliland, Republic, Zodiac Signs, Gemini
  • 10 Shillings 2006, KM# 11, Somaliland, Republic, Zodiac Signs, Gemini
Description

Somaliland, officially the Republic of Somaliland, is a self-declared state internationally recognised as an autonomous region of Somalia.

Obverse

Depicts Gemini twins, one holding a harp, bow and arrow, the Zodiac sign on the right under the sun (5 rays).

Gemini is the third astrological sign of the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Gemini. Under the tropical Zodiac, the sun transits this sign between May 21 and June 21. Gemini is represented by The Twins Castor and Pollux. The symbol of the twins is based on the Dioscuri, two mortals that were granted shared godhood after death.

GEMINI
2006

Reverse

The face value, the slash and dash representing the word "shillings", as in British contexts, surrounded by the texted value and the title of the Bank of Somaliland in Somali above.

• BAANKA SOMALILAND •
10/-
TEN SOMALILAND SHILLINGS

Edge
Characteristics
Type Commemorative Issue (Circulating)
Material Stainless Steel
Weight 4.8 g
Diameter 24.9 mm
Thickness -
Shape round
Alignment Medal

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