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KES – Kenyan Shilling

KES – Kenyan Shilling

Sign – KSh / Code – KSH

Long before our corporate currency exchange brokers were helping our clients with their Kenyan Shilling transfers, the Shilling was creating its own rich history.

About the Kenyan Shilling

The Kenyan Shilling replaced the East African Shilling in 1966, which was not demonetised until 1969.


Subunit: Cent – 1/100

Coins: KSh1, KSh5, KSh10, KSh20 

Banknotes: KSh50, KSh100, KSh200, KSh500, KSh1000

Inflation: 6.27%

Bank: Central Bank of Kenya


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