Five Shillings, South Africa, 1950, Silver
    Five Shillings, South Africa, 1950, Silver Obverse
    Five Shillings, South Africa, 1950, Silver
    Five Shillings, South Africa, 1950, Silver Obverse

    Five Shillings, South Africa, 1950, Silver

    Hern S315

    South Africa, 1950, Five Shillings(Crown), King George VI(1947 to 1952)

     

    Cracked die Varieties:   Two known

    • 1950, 1952

    Coin Specifications

    Country

    South Africa

    Year

    1950(1947-1952)

    Value

    Crown, 5 Shillings, Five Shillings

    Metal

    1947 to 1950 - Silver 0.800, Copper 0.200(Silver content 22.62gm)

    Weight

    28.27590gm

    Diameter

    38.80mm

    Thickness

    3.06mm

    Obverse Design

    Henry Paget(HP)

    Reverse Design

    Coert Steynberg(CLS)

    Shape

    Round

    Demonetized

    Yes

    Obverse

    Portrait of King George VI

    Lettering: 1948-1952

    GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX

    Reverse

    Springbok – 1947 to 1951

    Sailing Ship - 1952

    Lettering: 1947-1950

    SOUTH AFRICA * 1950 *  SUID-AFRIKA * 5 SHILLINGS *

    Edge

    Reeded

     

    Mintage

    Proof Mintage

    1947

    305,600

    5,600

    1948

    781,992

    1,120

    1949

    537,821

    800

    1950

    84,454

    500

    1951

    366,602

    2,000

    1952

    1,725,500

    15,500

    Material
    Silver
    Denomination
    5 Shillings
    Shape
    Round
    Time
    1900s
    Object
    Person (king, queen, tsar, president)

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