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Quarter Penny, South Africa, 1923, Brass

South Africa, 1923, Quarter Penny or Farthing

The Sterling South Africa Series 1923-1960, Quarter Penny/Farthing: 1923 to 1936 King George V Series

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Coin Specifications:

Country

South Africa

Year

1923(1923-1936)

Value

Quarter Penny or Farthing

Metal

Brass(Copper 0.955, Tin 0.030, Zinc 0.015)

Weight

2.834gm

Diameter

20.2mm

Thickness

1.43mm

Engraver

Betram MacKennel - BM

Kruger Gray - KG

Shape

Round

Demonetized

Yes

Obverse

Portrait of Georgivs V Rex Imperator

Lettering: 

GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR

Reverse

Two Cape-Sparrows standing facing each other.

Lettering:1923- 25
SUID-AFRICA·1923·ZUID-AFRIKA*¼PENNY ¼*

Lettering:1926- 31
 SUID-AFRICA·1923·ZUID-AFRIKA*¼ PENNY*

Lettering:1931- 36
SUID-AFRICA·1923·SUID-AFRIKA* ¼ D*

Edge

Smooth

 

Mintage

Proof Mintage

1923 BLK

32,800

1,402

1923 RED

/

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1924

94,838

None

1925

/

None

1926

16

16

1927

/

None

1928

64,301

None

1928

64,301

None

1929

/

None

1930

6,560

14

1931

154,233(Lettering Zuid-Afrika)

None

1931

/

62(Lettering Suid-Afrika)

1932

105,402

12

1933

+/- 50

20

1934

+/-40

24

1935

60,786

20

1936

43

40

 

Hern S1-10
Material
Copper
Denomination
1/4 Penny
Shape
Round
Time
1900s