Two and a Half cent, South Africa, 1961
Two and a Half cent, South Africa, 1961
Two and a Half cent, South Africa, 1961
Two and a Half cent, South Africa, 1961

Two and a Half cent, South Africa, 1961

South Africa, Van Riebeeck, 1961, Two and a Half Cents, Silver

First Decimal, Republic of South Africa Series, 1961 to 1964, The Transitional Period

 

The Two and a Half Cents:  1961 Republic of South Africa Series – Van Riebeeck

Coin Specifications

Country

South Africa

Year

1961(1961-1964)

Value

Two and a Half Cent

Metal

Silver 0.500, Copper 0.500 - Silver content 0.72 gm

Weight

1.4138gm

Diameter

16.30mm

Thickness

0.96mm

Engraver

Kruger Gray (Reverse)

Wiilie Myburg (Obverse)

Shape

Round

Demonetized

Yes

Obverse

Portrait of Jan van Riebeeck (1619-1677), Dutch colonial administrator and founder of Cape Town.

Lettering: 

EENDRAG MAAK MAG * UNITY IS STRENGTH *

Reverse

King Protea

Lettering:
SUID-AFRICA·1961·SOUTH·AFRICA *2 ½ C*

Edge

Smooth

 

Mintage

Proof Mintage

1961

299,090

7,530

1962

12,589

3,844

1963

37,138

4,025

1964

29,594

16,000

 

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