Republic of South Africa (1961-date)
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||2 1/2 Cents (0.025 ZAR)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.Hern# R10-13
And 4 more volumes.
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.
Bust of Jan Van Riebeeck
EENDRAG MAAK MAG UNITY IS STRENGTH
Designer: Willie Myburg
The design is like that of the old 3 Pence Tickey, but the 3 bundles of sticks has been removed from the design.
The 1961 coins can be classed as being the last coins of the Union of South Africa as well as the first coins of the Republic of South Africa (as the Rand & Cent currency) was introduced on 14 February 1961.
100 Cents = 1 Rand.
10 Shillings = 1 Rand.
1 Pound = 2 Rand.
Both the 3 Pence & the 2-1/2 Cents have the same nickname in South African English - Tickey.
|1961||292 000||$ 3.65||$ 3.17||$ 3.49||$ 4.20||66%||Hern#R10|
|1961||7 530||4%||Hern#R10; Proof|
|1962||3 844||3%||Hern#R11; Proof|
|1963||33 000||$ 2.87||20%||Hern#R12|
|1963||4 025||4%||Hern#R12; Proof|
|1964||14 000||$ 5.91||19%||Hern#R13|
|1964||16 000||$ 3.12||10%||Hern#R13; Proof|
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