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6 Pence Zuid Afrikaansche Republiek

Features

Country South Africa - Pre-Union
Period South African Republic (1874-1902)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1892-1897
Value 6 Pence = 1/2 Shilling (1/40)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 2.83 g
Diameter 19.35 mm
Thickness 1.32 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 4, Hern# Z11-16
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Hern's Handbook on South African Coins and Patterns
by Brian Hern
(JD Numismatic Corporation)

Obverse

Bearded bust of President Johannes Paulus Kruger left.

Lettering: (uninscribed)

Engraver: Otto Schultz

Reverse

Central denomination dividing date within olive wreath, legend above.

Lettering:
Z.A.R
18 6 92

Translation: Z.A.R = Zuid Afrikaansche Republiek = South African Republic

Engraver: Otto Schultz

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Johannes Paulus Kruger (1825-1904) was a prominent Boer leader against British rule and president of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republic (1883-1902) which later became the Transvaal Colony under British rule and then the Transvaal Province of the Union of South Africa.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1892  28,300 11.85 Hern#Z11
1892  50 Hern#Z11; Proof
1893  95,530 4.41 Hern#Z12
1894  168,000 11.97 Hern#Z13
1895  178,640 3.75 Hern#Z14
1896  205,480 4.08 7.46 Hern#Z15
1897  220,000 6.50 13.82 Hern#Z16

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