5 Rand / 1/10 oz Mahatma Gandhi

5 Rand / 1/10 oz (Mahatma Gandhi) -  obverse5 Rand / 1/10 oz (Mahatma Gandhi) -  reverse

© Carl Russouw


Issuer South Africa
Period Republic of South Africa (1961-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 5 Rand (5.00)
Currency Rand (Gold Bullion Coinage)
Composition Gold (.999)
Weight 3.11 g
Diameter 16.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 139527
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 452,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Hern# COMT24
Brian Hern, John Bothma, Hercie Peterse; 2017. Hern's Handbook on South African Coins and Patterns 2017/18 (9th edition). Gary Levitan, Ferndale, South Africa.

Commemorative issue

The life of Gandhi


Protea Flower


Engraver: Arthur Sutherland


Gandhi figure at pray

My life is my message
Mahatma Gandhi signature

Engraver: C Moses



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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008  8 000 Proof

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