2 Rand Xhosa Legend - UMZANTSI AFRIKA

2 Rand (Xhosa Legend - UMZANTSI AFRIKA) -  obverse2 Rand (Xhosa Legend - UMZANTSI AFRIKA) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer South Africa
Period Republic of South Africa (1961-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1996-2000
Value 2 Rand
2.00 ZAR = USD 0.13
Currency Rand (1961-date)
Composition Nickel plated copper
Weight 5.5 g
Diameter 23.0 mm
Thickness 1.75 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 3404
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 165,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Hern# Nh8-12,
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# 222
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

South Africa coat of arms, inscribed in a square, with the motto in Bochimans.
Country name in Xhosa.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
UMZANTSI AFRIKA
EX UNITATE VIRES
2000
ALS

Translation:
South Africa
From unity, strength

Engraver: Arthur Sutherland

Reverse

Greater kudu and value

Script: Latin

Lettering:
2 RAND
ALS

Engraver: Arthur Sutherland

Edge

Segmented reeding

Mint

South African Mint, Centurion, South Africa (1992-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1996  123 000 $ 0.85 $ 0.85 14% Hern#Nh8
1996  11 676 0.5% Hern#Nh8; BU Set
1996  4 827 0.6% Hern#Nh8; Proof
1997  1 804 000 5% Hern#Nh9
1997  7 515 0.5% Hern#Nh9; BU Set
1997  3 596 0.6% Hern#Nh9; Proof
1998  7 380 000 $ 0.53 $ 0.64 34% Hern#Nh10
1998  4 487 0.6% Hern#Nh10; BU Set
1998  3 051 1.3% Hern#Nh10; Proof
1999  4 800 000 $ 0.85 $ 0.85 19% Hern#Nh11
1999  5 525 0.4% Hern#Nh11; BU Set
1999  3 774 0.5% Hern#Nh11; Proof
2000  19 000 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.35 $ 0.75 53% Hern#Nh12
2000  7 767 0.7% Hern#Nh12; BU Set
2000  3 703 1.4% Hern#Nh12; Proof

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