2 Rand, South Africa, 1963, Obverse, Gold
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2 Rand, South Africa, 1963, Gold

South Africa, Van Riebeeck, 1963, Two Rand, Gold

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

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The Two Rand :  1963 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

1963(1961-1964)

Value

2 Rand

Metal

22 crt (Gold 0.91667, Copper 0.0833) – Gold Content 7,32gm

Weight

7.988gm

Diameter

22.00mm

Thickness

1.57mm

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 *

Reverse

Springbok above denomination.

Lettering:
SUID-AFRICA·1963·SOUTH·AFRICA * 2 R*

Edge

Reeded

 

Mintage

Proof Mintage

1961 *

6,946

3,932

1962 *

12,344

2,344

1963

5,687

2,508

1964

7,994

4,000

 

Hern R36
Material
Gold
Denomination
R1
Shape
Round
Time
1900s