1 Rand, South Africa, 1962, Reverse, Gold
    1 Rand, South Africa, 1962, obverse, Gold
    1 Rand, South Africa, 1962, Reverse, Gold
    1 Rand, South Africa, 1962, obverse, Gold

    R1, South Africa, 1962, Gold

    Hern R31

    South Africa, Van Riebeeck, 1962, One Rand, Gold

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

     

    The One Rand :  1962 Republic of South Africa Series – Van Riebeeck

    Varieties:  The 1961, 1962 yellow variety is worth about 15% more than the red variety *

    Coin Specifications:

    Country

    South Africa

    Year

    1962(1961-1964)

    Value

    1 Rand

    Metal

    22 crt (Gold 0.91667, Copper 0.0833) – Gold Content 3.66gm

    Weight

    3.994gm

    Diameter

    19.50mm

    Thickness

    1.11mm

    Engraver

    Coert Steynberg (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 *

    WM (Willie Myburg)

    Reverse

    Springbok above denomination

    Lettering:
    SUID-AFRICA·1962·SOUTH·AFRICA * 1 R*

    CLS (Coert Steynberg)

    Edge

    Reeded

     

    Mintage

    Proof Mintage

    1961 *

    8,178

    3,932

    1962 *

    6,299

    2,344

    1963

    6,531

    2,508

    1964

    9,866

    4,000

     

     

    Material
    Gold
    Denomination
    1/10 oz
    R1
    Shape
    Round
    Time
    1900s
    Object
    Animal - Springbok
    Rulers
    Jan van Riebeeck

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