5 Shillings

5 Shillings - obverse5 Shillings - reverse

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Features

Issuer Zambia
Period Republic (1964-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1965
Value 5 Shillings (5⁄20)
Currency Pound (1964-1968)
Composition Nickel brass (60% Copper, 20% Nickel, 20% Zinc)
Weight 28.5 g
Diameter 39 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 6487
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 4,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 4
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Independence of Zambia

Obverse

National arms with supporters, value below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ZAMBIA
* FIVE SHILLINGS *

Engraver: Norman Sillman Read more on Wikipedia

Norman Henry Sillman, ARCA, FRBS was a British sculptor and a coin designer, including the one pound coins for the Royal Mint.

Reverse

President Kaunda facing right.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
PRESIDENT KAUNDA
* 24 OCTOBER 1965 *

Engraver: Norman Sillman Read more on Wikipedia

Norman Henry Sillman, ARCA, FRBS was a British sculptor and a coin designer, including the one pound coins for the Royal Mint.

Edge

Smooth with inscription

Script: Latin

Lettering: ONE ZAMBIA ONE NATION * 24.10.1964 *

Mint

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)

Comments

Two edge varieties exist.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1965  10 000 $ 5.20 $ 5.40 $ 8.10 $ 8.10 87%
1965  20 000 $ 15 16% Proof

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