Obverse legend : GUILELMUS II - IMPERATOR.
Obverse description : Buste de trois quart en uniforme de Guillaume II casqué.
Obverse translation : (Guillaume II empereur).
Reverse legend : DEUTSCH OSTAFRICA.
Reverse description : Inscriptions 1 / RUPIE / 1906 / J entre deux palmes.
Reverse translation : (Afrique Orientale Allemande).
GERMAN EAST AFRICA - GUILLAUME II
The East Africa was assigned to Germany at the Berlin Congress in 1885 and his administration entrusted to the Society of German East Africa. The territory has an area of nearly one million square kilometers had a population on the eve of World War 7.5 million with capital Dar es Salaam. Colony in 1890, it was after the Treaty of Versailles assigned to the adminstration and English became the Tanganyika (now Tanzania).