SixPence, South Africa, 1956, Silver

    SixPence, South Africa, 1956, Silver

    Hern S193

    South Africa, 1956, Silver Sixpence(1953 to 1960), 6D, Queen Elizabeth II Series

     

    Varieties:  none known

    Coin Specifications

    Country

    South Africa

    Year

    1956(1953-1960)

    Value

    Sixpence, 6 Pence, 6D

    Metal

    Silver 0.500, Copper 0.500(Silver content 1.41gm)

    Weight

    2.82759gm

    Diameter

    19.35mm

    Thickness

    1.38mm

    Engraver

    Mary Gillick(MG)

    Kruger Gray(KG)

    Shape

    Round

    Demonetized

    Yes

    Obverse

    Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II

    Lettering: 
    ELIZABETH II REGINA

    Reverse

    King Protea

    Lettering:

    SUID-AFRIKA  *1956 * SOUTH AFRICA * 6 D *

    Edge

    Reeded

     

    Mintage

    Proof Mintage

    1953

    2,500,514

    5,000

    1954

    2,199,547

    3,150

    1955

    1,971,887

    2,850

    1956

    1,773,701

    1,700

    1957

    3,289,500

    1,130

    1958

    1,173,016

    985

    1959

    261,823

    950

    1960

    1,589,923

    3,360

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