|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||5 Thebe (0.05 BWP)|
|Composition||Bronze clad steel|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Country` coats of arms : Tribal shield with tusk and stalk on either side with year of issue on the bottom
Red-billed hornbill left (Tockus Damarensis), mostly presented in Botswana , denomination at top.
Lettering: 5 THEBE
Smooth (1991) or reeded (1996)
Here is an example of KM4a.1 (Heaton - smaller value, date, bough & beak)
What does the word "Pula" mean? Pula literally means "rain" in Tswana language, because rain is very scarce in Botswana (most of the surface of Kalahari Desert is situated here) and therefore valuable and a blessing. The word also is the national motto of the country.
What does the word "Ipelegeng" mean? The word "Ipelegeng" literally means "to carry your own weight" or "to be self sufficient or independent", in general has got different meanings in Tswana language. Ipelegeng is also a South African city and a Botswana progam created for reducing the poverty in the country.
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|1991||0.26||0.36||0.46||1.20||87%||KM#4a.1 Heaton , Birmingham (smooth edge, small value and year number, smaller bough and beak))|
|1996||0.40||33%||KM#4a.2 South African MInt (reeded edge; thick letters + numbers, redesigned coat of arms with small animal)|
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