50 Cents SUID-AFRIKA - SOUTH AFRICA

50 Cents (SUID-AFRIKA - SOUTH AFRICA) -  obverse50 Cents (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 1990-1995
Value 50 Cents
0.50 ZAR = USD 0.032
Currency Rand (1961-date)
Composition Bronze plated steel
Weight 5.0 g
Diameter 22.0 mm
Thickness 1.9 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 832
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 137,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Hern# Nf1-6,
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# 174
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

South Africa coat of arms with the motto "Ex Unitate Vires" (Power Through Unity) and the country name both in Afrikaans and English within a nonagon

Lettering:
SUID-AFRIKA · SOUTH AFRICA
EX UNITATE VIRES
1994
ALS

Engraver: Arthur Sutherland

Reverse

Bird-of-paradise flower (Strelitzia reginae), commonly known in South Africa as the "crane" flower, which is native to South Africa with the value to the right, all within a nonagon

Lettering: 50c GC

Engraver: Grant Cogle

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

Comments

Bird-of-paradise flower:
Family: Strelitziaceae
Genus: Strelitzia
Sub Species: Strelitzia reginae

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1990  12 200 2.0% Hern#Nf1
1990  12 230 0.19% Hern#Nf1; BU Set
1990  10 239 0.4% Hern#Nf1; Proof
1991  23 988 200 $ 0.16 $ 0.16 $ 0.32 $ 0.50 $ 0.53 $ 0.63 34% Hern#Nf2
1991  15 000 0.10% Hern#Nf2; BU Set
1991  12 000 1.0% Hern#Nf2; Proof
1992  17 989 700 $ 0.13 $ 0.38 $ 0.38 $ 0.53 30% Hern#Nf3
1992  15 087 0.17% Hern#Nf3; BU Set
1992  10 263 $ 0.98 1.1% Hern#Nf3; Proof
1993  64 992 200 $ 0.15 $ 0.33 $ 0.33 $ 0.36 $ 0.37 $ 0.53 $ 0.66 41% Hern#Nf4
1993  10 902 0.12% Hern#Nf4; BU Set
1993  7 790 1.2% Hern#Nf4; Proof
1994  11 994 100 $ 0.14 $ 0.31 $ 0.31 $ 0.31 $ 0.33 $ 0.48 34% Hern#Nf5
1994  6 786 0.07% Hern#Nf5; BU Set
1994  5 804 0.9% Hern#Nf5; Proof
1995  57 994 100 $ 0.33 $ 0.33 $ 0.33 $ 0.33 $ 0.45 $ 1.22 26% Hern#Nf6
1995  8 477 0.14% Hern#Nf6; BU Set
1995  5 816 0.8% Hern#Nf6; Proof

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