§ Mr. CHARLES ROBERTS
asked what portion of the £8,000,000 sterling of silver coin put in circulation during the past ten years in Southern Nigeria has been annually circulated in the western, central, and eastern provinces, respectively, during that period?
I regret that I am not in a position to answer my hon. Friend's question. The only statistics available relate to the direct importation of silver coin at the various seaports, and a considerable movement of coin takes place within the Colony and Protectorate.