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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,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Hern# R5-9,
Hern's Handbook on South African Coins and Patterns
by Brian Hern
(JD Numismatic Corporation)
Schön# 78.2
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

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: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

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 0.77 0.86 1.25 1.66 71% Hern#R6
1961  7,530 1.9% Hern#R6; Proof
1962  21,929,000 1.11 1.42 1.66 29% Hern#R7
1962  3,844 0.6% Hern#R7; Proof
1963  9,081,000 0.50 16% Hern#R8
1963  4,025 0.6% Hern#R8; Proof
1964  14,265,000 0.67 3.21 23% Hern#R9
1964  16,000 26.63 2% Hern#R9; Proof

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