20 Cent, South Africa, 1964
20 Cent, South Africa, 1964
20 Cent, South Africa, 1964
20 Cent, South Africa, 1964

20 Cent, South Africa, 1964

South Africa, Van Riebeeck, 1964, Twenty Cent, Silver

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

 

The Twenty Cents:  1964 Republic of South Africa Series – Van Riebeeck

Two Varieties are known:

  • 1961 Double Struck
  • 1962 Date numerals are longer and thinner

Coin Specifications 

Country

South Africa

Year

1964(1961-1964)

Value

20 Cents

Metal

Silver 0.500, Copper 0.500 - Silver content 5.65gm

Weight

11.3104gm

Diameter

28.70mm

Thickness

2.39mm

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

Coat of Arms and the name in both English and Afrikaans

Lettering:
SUID-AFRICA·1964·SOUTH·AFRICA *20 C*

Edge

Reeded

 

Mintage

Proof Mintage

1961

2,961,919

7,530

1962

3,571,654

3,844

1963

4,384,368

4,025

1964

4,350,590

16,000

 

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