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2 Rand SUID-AFRIKA - SOUTH AFRICA

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

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Features

Country South Africa
Period Republic of South Africa (1961-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1989-1995
Value 2 Rand
2.00 ZAR = 0.12 USD
Currency Rand (1961-date)
Composition Nickel plated copper
Weight 5.5 g
Diameter 23.0 mm
Thickness 1.75 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 139,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
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; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

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

Lettering:
SUID-AFRIKA 1991 SOUTH AFRICA
EX UNITATE VIRES
ALS

Translation:
South Africa 1991 South Africa
Power Through Unity
ALS

Engraver: Arthur Sutherland

Reverse

Greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros)

Lettering:
2
RAND
ALS

Engraver: Arthur Sutherland

Edge

Alternating segments of smooth and reeded parts (5 each)

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

© ZacUK

Mint

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

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1989  65,233,000 0.21 0.34 0.36 0.71 0.73 0.85 51% Hern#Nh1
1989  13,000 1.2% Hern#Nh1; Proof
1990  70,655,000 0.60 0.32 0.62 0.59 52% Hern#Nh2
1990  12,230 0.15% Hern#Nh2; BU Set
1990  10,000 1.3% Hern#Nh2; Proof
1991  39,243,000 0.75 0.80 0.59 33% Hern#Nh3
1991  15,000 0.02% Hern#Nh3; BU Set
1991  12,000 0.6% Hern#Nh3; Proof
1992  2,115,000 4% Hern#Nh4
1992  15,087 0.05% Hern#Nh4; BU Set
1992  10,000 0.5% Hern#Nh4; Proof
1993  92,000 0.9% Hern#Nh5
1993  10,902 0% Hern#Nh5; BU Set
1993  7,790 0.3% Hern#Nh5; Proof
1994  994,000 2% Hern#Nh6
1994  6,786 0.02% Hern#Nh6; BU Set
1994  5,804 0.3% Hern#Nh6; Proof
1995  13,213,000 0.59 1.09 12% Hern#Nh7
1995  8,477 0.02% Hern#Nh7; BU Set
1995  5,816 0.6% Hern#Nh7; Proof

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