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1 Cent 1st decimal series

1 Cent (1st decimal series) -  obverse1 Cent (1st decimal series) -  reverse

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Features

Country South Africa
Period Republic of South Africa (1961-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1961-1964
Value 1 Cent (0.01 ZAR)
Currency Rand (1961-date)
Composition Brass
Weight 9.42 g
Diameter 31.0 mm
Thickness 2.0 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 57,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Hern# R5-9,
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# 78.2
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Portrait of Jan van Riebeeck (1619-1677),
Dutch colonial administrator and founder of Cape Town. The motto in Afrikaans and in English : "Power through Unity"

Lettering:
EENDRAG MAAK MAG * UNITY IS STRENGTH
W.M.

Engraver: Willie Myburg

Reverse

Covered wagon

Lettering:
SOUTH AFRICA·1963·SUID-AFRIKA
HM
1C.

Engraver: Hilda Mason

Edge

Plain

Comments


There is a rare 1961 variety (Hern#R5) with full ground cover under the wagon on the reverse.
Hern estimates the original mintage to be in the region of 80 but states that only 12 are known.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1961  52,266,000 0.31 0.78 0.88 1.27 1.69 71% Hern#R6
1961  7,530 1.9% Hern#R6; Proof
1962  21,929,000 1.12 1.44 1.69 29% Hern#R7
1962  3,844 0.6% Hern#R7; Proof
1963  9,081,000 0.51 16% Hern#R8
1963  4,025 0.6% Hern#R8; Proof
1964  14,265,000 0.67 3.15 23% Hern#R9
1964  16,000 11.73 2% Hern#R9; Proof

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