50 Cents AFRIKA BORWA

Features

Issuer South Africa
Period Republic of South Africa (1961-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2000-2001
Value 50 Cents
0.50 ZAR = USD 0.029
Currency Rand (1961-date)
Composition Bronze plated steel
Weight 5.0 g
Diameter 22.0 mm
Thickness 1.9 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 25688
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 226,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Hern# Nf12,
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.
Hern# Nf13,
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.
Schön# 287
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

New national coat of arms

Script: Latin

Lettering:
2001
AFRIKA BORWA
ALS

Engraver: Arthur Sutherland

Reverse

Strelitzia plant and value

Script: Latin

Lettering:
50c
LL

Engraver: Linda Lotriet

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Legends in the 11 Official Languages of the Republic of South Africa:
Afrikaans: Suid-Afrika
English: South Africa
Sesotho and Sepedi: Afrika Borwa
Tswana: Aforika Borwa
Xhosa: uMzantsi Afrika
Zulu: iNingizimu Afrika
Ndebele: iSewula frika
Venda: Afurika Tshipembe
siSwati: Ningizimu Afrika
Tsonga: Afrika Dzonga

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2000  1 152 000 $ 1.10 54% Hern#Nf12
2000  4% Hern#Nf12; BU Set
2001  1 152 000 $ 0.54 53% Hern#Nf13
2001  3% Hern#Nf13; BU Set
2001  3 678 5% Hern#Nf13; Proof

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