5 Cents - Sobhuza II Independence

5 Cents - Sobhuza II (Independence) -  obverse5 Cents - Sobhuza II (Independence) -  reverse

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Features

Country Eswatini
King Sobhuza II (1968-1982)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1968
Value 5 Cents (0.05 SZL)
Currency Lilangeni (1974-date)
Composition Silver (.800)
Weight 2.75 g
Diameter 17.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 02-01-2016
Number N# 50167
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References KM# 1
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Independence

Obverse

Head 3/4 left

Lettering:
SWAZILAND INDEPENDENCE
SOBHUZA II
T.S.

Engraver: Tommy Sasseen

Tommy Sasseen was apprenticed and employed as die sinker at the South African Mint, Pretoria, from 1950 to 1974. Tommy Sasseen's initials appear on many coins of South Africa and Rhodesia. Sometimes he produced the designs, on other occasions he only modelled or engraved them.

Reverse

Shield and three spears

Lettering:
T.S.
5c 1968

Engraver: Tommy Sasseen

Tommy Sasseen was apprenticed and employed as die sinker at the South African Mint, Pretoria, from 1950 to 1974. Tommy Sasseen's initials appear on many coins of South Africa and Rhodesia. Sometimes he produced the designs, on other occasions he only modelled or engraved them.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

South African Mint, Centurion, South Africa (1988-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1968  10 000 12.04 Proof

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