Jamaica, Kingston

Currency : Jamaican dollar (1 PEN = 0.24)

Paul Bogle (1822 - 1865) was a Baptist Deacon and a Jamaican rebel. He helped his congregation cope with the poverty and social injustices.
He was a leader of the 1865 Morant Bay Rebellion, and was captured in October 24 and executed by the United Kingdom (Jamaica was a British colony at that time).
He was later named a National Hero of Jamaica with the title Rt. Excellent Paul Bogle. 

 10 cents wit coat of arms

1 cent with ackee fruit above value

Coat of Arms

 In french

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