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2 Thebe World Food Day FAO

2 Thebe (World Food Day) FAO -  obverse2 Thebe (World Food Day) FAO -  reverse

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Features

Country Botswana
Period Republic (1966-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Years 1981-1985
Value 2 Thebe (0.02 BWP)
Currency Pula (1976-date)
Composition Bronze
Weight 1.8 g
Diameter 17.4 mm
Thickness 1.05 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 07-01-2014
References KM# 14,
  • 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.
Schön# 4
  • 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.

Commemorative issue

FAO - World Food Day

Obverse

Lesser Version of the coat of arms of Botswana (Tribal shield with tusk and stalk (Sorghum) on either side)

Lettering:
BOTSWANA IPELEGENG
PULA
1981

Engraver: Michael Hibbit

Reverse

Denomination at top, Sorghum Millet or Great Millet (Binomial Name: Sorghum bicolor)

Lettering:
LEMANG DIJO
2
THEBE

Engraver: Michael Hibbit

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom

Comments

An ear of sorghum Millet is also depicted in the Coat of Arms of Botswana.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1981  9,990,000 0.67 0.58 0.57 0.57 1.01 99%
1981  10,000 1.5% Proof
1985  0.5%

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