2 Rand SUID-AFRIKA - SOUTH AFRICA

2 Rand (SUID-AFRIKA - SOUTH AFRICA) - obverse2 Rand (SUID-AFRIKA - SOUTH AFRICA) - reverse

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Features

Issuer South Africa
Period Republic of South Africa (1961-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1989-1995
Value 2 Rand
2.00 ZAR = USD 0.12
Currency Rand (1961-date)
Composition Nickel plated copper
Weight 5.5 g
Diameter 23.0 mm
Thickness 1.75 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 830
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 139,
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.
Hern# Nh1-7,
Brian Hern, John Bothma, Hercie Peterse; 2017. Hern's Handbook on South African Coins and Patterns 2017/18 (9th edition). Gary Levitan, Ferndale, South Africa.
Schön# 176
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

South Africa coat of arms, inscribed in a square, with the motto "Ex Unitate Vires" (Power Through Unity) and the country name both in Afrikaans and English on both sides

Script: Latin

Lettering:
SUID-AFRIKA 1989 SOUTH AFRICA
EX UNITATE VIRES
ALS

Translation:
South Africa 1991 South Africa
Power Through Unity
ALS

Engraver: Arthur Sutherland

Reverse

Greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros)

Script: Latin

Lettering:
2
RAND
ALS

Engraver: Arthur Sutherland

Edge

Alternating segments of smooth and reeded parts (5 each)

2 Rand (SUID-AFRIKA - SOUTH AFRICA) -  obverse

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Mint

South African Mint, Centurion, South Africa (1992-date)

Comments

Legends in the 11 Official Languages of the Republic of South Africa:
Afrikaans: Suid-Afrika
English: South Africa
Sesotho and Sepedi: Afrika Borwa
Tswana: Aforika Borwa
Xhosa: uMzantsi Afrika
Zulu: iNingizimu Afrika
Ndebele: iSewula frika
Venda: Afurika Tshipembe
siSwati: Ningizimu Afrika
Tsonga: Afrika Dzonga

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1989  65 233 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.37 $ 0.52 $ 0.54 $ 0.71 $ 0.71 $ 0.83 51% Hern#Nh1
1989  13 000 1.0% Hern#Nh1; Proof
1990  70 655 000 $ 0.13 $ 0.37 $ 0.37 $ 0.52 $ 0.54 $ 0.55 $ 0.55 52% Hern#Nh2
1990  12 230 0.3% Hern#Nh2; BU Set
1990  10 000 1.2% Hern#Nh2; Proof
1991  39 243 000 $ 0.27 $ 0.54 $ 0.60 $ 0.60 $ 0.70 $ 0.82 34% Hern#Nh3
1991  15 000 0.08% Hern#Nh3; BU Set
1991  12 000 0.6% Hern#Nh3; Proof
1992  2 115 000 $ 0.54 4% Hern#Nh4
1992  15 087 0.14% Hern#Nh4; BU Set
1992  10 000 $ 1.00 0.5% Hern#Nh4; Proof
1993  92 000 0.9% Hern#Nh5
1993  10 902 0.04% Hern#Nh5; BU Set
1993  7 790 0.3% Hern#Nh5; Proof
1994  994 000 2% Hern#Nh6
1994  6 786 0.06% Hern#Nh6; BU Set
1994  5 804 0.3% Hern#Nh6; Proof
1995  13 213 000 $ 0.16 $ 0.55 $ 0.62 $ 0.90 $ 1.50 12% Hern#Nh7
1995  8 477 0.16% Hern#Nh7; BU Set
1995  5 816 0.5% Hern#Nh7; Proof

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