2 Cents English Legend - SOUTH AFRICA

2 Cents (English Legend - SOUTH AFRICA) -  obverse2 Cents (English Legend - SOUTH AFRICA) -  reverse

Obverse © Rhonan - Reverse © nalaberong

Features

Country South Africa
Period Republic of South Africa (1961-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1968
Value 2 Cents
0.02 ZAR = 0.0015 USD
Currency Rand (1961-date)
Composition Bronze
Weight 4.0 g
Diameter 22.45 mm
Thickness 1.71 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 8450
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 75.1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Hern# D56
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.

Commemorative issue

The end of Charles Robberts Swart's Presidency

Obverse

Portrait of President Charles Swart facing left with English legend at left

Lettering:
SOUTH AFRICA 1968
TS

Engraver: Tommy Sasseen

Tommy Sasseen was apprenticed and employed as die sinker at the South African Mint, Pretoria, from 1950 to 1974. Tommy Sasseen's initials appear on many coins of South Africa and Rhodesia. Sometimes he produced the designs, on other occasions he only modelled or engraved them.

Reverse

Wildebeest bucking left with denomination below

Lettering:
2c
JVZ

Engraver: Jan van Zyl

Edge

Reeded coarsely

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1968  5 500 000 0.71 0.51 1.21

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