2½ Shillings / 25 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

2½ Shillings / 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  obverse2½ Shillings / 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Country Rhodesia
(Zimbabwe)
Queen Elizabeth II (1964-1970)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1964
Value 25 Cents = 2 1/2 Shillings (1/8 RHP)
Currency Pound (1964-1970)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 14 g
Diameter 32.3 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 4,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 43
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

The portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right

Lettering: ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Engraver: Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

Picture of a sable antelope (Hippotragus niger) facing left.

Lettering:
RHODESIA
T.S.
2/6 · 1964 · 25c

Engraver: Thomas Sasseen

Edge

Reeded

Comments

The sable antelope (Hippotragus niger)  inhabits wooded Savannah in East Africa and in Southern Africa.
The subspecies: (Hippotragus niger niger) i.e. Southern Sable or black sable or Matsetsi sable is extensively found in Zimbabwe

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1964  11,500,000 1.52 3.06 3.41 4.35 4.14 4.83 98%
1964  2,060 2% Proof

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