1 Rand SUID AFRIKA - SOUTH AFRICA

Features

Issuer South Africa
Period Republic of South Africa (1961-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1970-1990
Value 1 Rand (1.00)
Currency Rand (Silver Bullion Coinage)
Composition Silver (.800)
Weight 15.0 g
Diameter 32.7 mm
Thickness 2.25 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 1785
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 88,
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# D286-9, 291-301, 305/6, 310/1
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.

Obverse

South Africa coat of arms with the motto "Ex Unitate Vires" (Power Through Unity). Country name both in Afrikaans and English.

Lettering:
SUID-AFRIKA · SOUTH AFRICA
EX UNITATE VIRES
A.L.S
1988

Engraver: Arthur L Sutherland

Reverse

Springbok
"Soli Deo gloria" is one of the five Reformers' basic beliefs during the Protestant Reformation. It means "Glory to God alone".

Lettering:
SOLI DEO GLORIA
1RAND
J.v.Z

Engraver: Jan van Zyl

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Pretoria, South Africa (1890-1902; 1923-1992)

Comments

Obverse engraver initials varieties exist:
1970-83 - 'T.S.' below base of Coat of Arms right hand side (Tommy Sasseen)
1984       -  no engraver initials (Arthur Sutherland)
1987-90 - 'A.L.S.' below base of Coat of Arms left hand side (Arthur Sutherland)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1970  14 050 $ 11 10% Hern#D286; 'T.S.'
1970  10 000 4% Hern#D286; 'T.S.'; Proof
1971  20 000 $ 6.98 $ 8.76 10% Hern#D287; 'T.S.'
1971  12 000 4% Hern#D287; 'T.S.'; Proof
1972  20 000 $ 11 7% Hern#D288; 'T.S.'
1972  10 000 3% Hern#D288; 'T.S.'; Proof
1973  20 000 $ 11 9% Hern#D289; 'T.S.'
1973  10 850 3% Hern#D289; 'T.S.'; Proof
1975  20 000 9% Hern#D291; 'T.S.'
1975  18 000 $ 7.85 4% Hern#D291; 'T.S.'; Proof
1976  20 000 10% Hern#D292; 'T.S.'
1976  21 000 $ 9.98 5% Hern#D292; 'T.S.'; Proof
1977  19 000 31% Hern#D294; 'T.S.'; Proof only
1978  17 000 14% Hern#D295; 'T.S.'; Proof only
1979  15 000 7% Hern#D296; 'T.S.'; Proof only
1980  15 000 7% Hern#D297; 'T.S.'; Proof only
1981  10 000 6% Hern#D298; 'T.S.'; Proof only
1982  12 000 6% Hern#D299; 'T.S.'; Proof only
1983  14 135 $ 15 9% Hern#D300; 'T.S.'; Proof only
1984  11 250 6% Hern#D301; no initials; Proof only
1987  4 526 6% Hern#D305; 'A.L.S.'
1987  12 719 3% Hern#D305; 'A.L.S.'; Proof
1988  21 5% Hern#D306; 'A.L.S.'
1988  7 250 4% Hern#D306; 'A.L.S.'; Proof
1989  3 684 5% Hern#D310; 'A.L.S.'
1989  15 025 4% Hern#D310; 'A.L.S.'; Proof
1990  4 460 0.6% Hern#D311
1990  7 117 7% Hern#D311; Proof, with Sasseen and Sutherland mark

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