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½ Cent SOUTH AFRICA - SUID-AFRIKA

½ Cent (SOUTH AFRICA - SUID-AFRIKA) -  obverse½ Cent (SOUTH AFRICA - SUID-AFRIKA) -  reverse

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Features

Country South Africa
Period Republic of South Africa (1961-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1970-1983
Value 1/2 Cent
0.005 ZAR = 0.00031 USD
Currency Rand (1961-date)
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.0 g
Diameter 16.21 mm
Thickness 1.47 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 81,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Hern# D1-6, 8/9, 11/12, 14
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 (in Latin) "Power through Unity", surrounded by date and bilingual English/Afrikaans legend

Lettering:
SOUTH AFRICA
SUID-AFRIKA
EX UNITATE VIRES
T.S.
1973

Engraver: Tommy Sasseen

Reverse

Two Cape sparrows perched on branch below denomination

Lettering:
1/2
T.S.

Engraver: Tommy Sasseen

Edge

Reeded coarsely

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1970  45,365,363 0.25 0.13 0.43 0.56 0.89 0.94 89% Hern#D1, Coins dated 1970 were also struck for circulation in 1971, 1972 and 1973
1970  10,000 3% Hern#D1; Proof
1971  20,000 1.78 5% Hern#D2
1971  12,000 1.3% Hern#D2; Proof
1972  20,000 1.53 4% Hern#D3
1972  10,000 1.0% Hern#D3; Proof
1973  20,000 5% Hern#D4
1973  10,850 1.2% Hern#D4; Proof
1974  20,000 2.14 4% Hern#D5
1974  15,000 1.5% Hern#D5; Proof
1975  20,000 4% Hern#D6
1975  18,000 1.4% Hern#D6; Proof
1977  20,000 1.03 3% Hern#D8
1977  19,000 1.4% Hern#D8; Proof
1978  20,000 2% Hern#D9
1978  17,000 1.6% Hern#D9; Proof
1980  15,000 3% Hern#D11; Proof
1981  10,000 1.70 1.8% Hern#D12; Proof
1983  14,135 2% Hern#D14; Proof

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