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50 Ngwee Second Republic

Features

Country Zambia
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Years 1972-1983
Value 50 Ngwee (0.5 ZMK)
Currency Kwacha (1968-2012)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 11.6 g
Diameter 30.92 mm
Thickness 2.02 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 16,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 16
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

Second Republic, 13 December 1972

Obverse

Kenneth Kaunda, president of Zambia facing right, date below.

Lettering:
ZAMBIA
1972

Reverse

National arms of Zambia in center, text around outside rim.

Lettering:
SECOND REPUBLIC 13TH DECEMBER 1972
·50 NGWEE·

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1972  6,000,000 1.10 2.10 3.52 94% Royal Mint
1972  2,000 3% Royal Mint; Proof
1978  24,000 5% Royal Mint; Proof
1983  998,000 2% Royal Mint

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