|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||50 Thebe (0.50 BWP)|
|Composition||Copper-nickel (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
|Demonetized||1 July 2014|
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.Schön# 8
And 5 more volumes.
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
National arms of Botswana with supporters, date below
African Fish Eagle (Binomial Name: Haliaeetus vocifer), the national bird of Zimbabwe, Zambia and South Sudan, to the left, denomination above
What does the word "Pula" mean? Pula literally means "rain" in Tswana language, because rain is very scarce in Botswana (most of the surface of Kalahari Desert is situated here) and therefore valuable and a blessing. The word also is the national motto of the country.
What does the word "Ipelegeng" mean? The word "Ipelegeng" literally means "to carry your own weight" or "to be self sufficient or independent", in general has got different meanings in Tswana language. Ipelegeng is also a South African city and a Botswana program created for reducing the poverty in the country.
|1976||271 000||$ 1.60||$ 1.70||$ 2.50||29%|
|1976||16 742||$ 2.40||4%||Proof|
|1977||265 150||$ 0.39||$ 0.94||$ 0.94||$ 1.30||$ 2.50||24%|
|1980||$ 0.39||$ 0.68||$ 0.74||24%|
|1984||2 000 000||$ 0.56||$ 0.56||$ 1.10||$ 1.50||$ 2.00||$ 2.80||44%|
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