10 Thebe

10 Thebe -  obverse10 Thebe -  reverse

© J. Daniel Clements

Features

Issuer Botswana
Period Republic (1966-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2013-2016
Value 10 Thebe
0.10 BWP = USD 0.0088
Currency Pula (1976-date)
Composition Nickel clad steel
Weight 2.8 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 58716
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 32,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 33
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Botswana coat of arms, date below

Lettering:
BOTSWANA IPELEGENG
PULA
2013

Engraver: Michael Hibbit

Michael Hibbit (1947, London) is a coin designer based in Reading, Berkshire, UK. He trained in graphic design and specialised in medallic engraving in 1972. He started working as a freelance sculptor in 1975, and he undertook commissions for the Royal Mint, the Birmingham Mint, Spink & Sons, the Pobjoy Mint, and the Franklin Mint, amongst others. He won an international medal competition staged by the Medical Heritage Society of America, which stimulated his interest in high relief medals. Michael is also a fully qualified paragliding instructor, and he has an interest in air sports.

Reverse

South African gemsbock (Oryx gazella), denomination above

Lettering:
10
THEBE

Engraver: Michael Hibbit

Michael Hibbit (1947, London) is a coin designer based in Reading, Berkshire, UK. He trained in graphic design and specialised in medallic engraving in 1972. He started working as a freelance sculptor in 1975, and he undertook commissions for the Royal Mint, the Birmingham Mint, Spink & Sons, the Pobjoy Mint, and the Franklin Mint, amongst others. He won an international medal competition staged by the Medical Heritage Society of America, which stimulated his interest in high relief medals. Michael is also a fully qualified paragliding instructor, and he has an interest in air sports.

Edge

Reeded

Comments

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.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2013  $ 0.58 $ 0.52 $ 0.78 $ 0.85 99%
2016  2%

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