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Two Shillings, South Africa, 1940, Silver

South Africa, 1940, Silver Two Shillings, King George VI Series(1937 to 1952)

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Coin Specifications

Country

South Africa

Year

1940(1937-1952)

Value

Two Shillings, 2 Shillings, 2S

Metal

1937-1951, Silver 0.800, Copper 0.200(Silver content 9.05gm)

Weight

11.31036gm

Diameter

28.70mm

Thickness

2.34mm

Engraver

Henry Paget(HP)

Kruger Gray(KG)

Shape

Round

Demonetized

Yes

Obverse

Portrait of King George VI

Lettering: 1937-1947
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR

Reverse

Shield

Lettering: 1937-1950

SOUTH-AFRICA *SUID-AFRIKA * 2 SHILLINGS *

19 <Shield> 40

Edge

Reeded

 

Mintage

Proof Mintage

1937

1,494,898

116

1938

214,351

44

1939

279,277

30

1940

2,599,740

None

1941

1,763,800

None

1942

2,847,288

None

1943

3,124,368

104

1944

225,000

150

1945

473,350

150

1946

14,480

150

1947

5,492

2,600

1948

7,893

1,120

1949

203,933

800

1950

5,445

500

1951

732,286

2,000

1952

3,585,381

15,500

Hern S253
Material
Silver
Shape
Round
Time
1900s