Penny, South Africa, 1956, Brass
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Penny, South Africa, 1956, Brass

South Africa, 1956, Penny(1953 to 1960), Queen Elizabeth II Series – Pennies

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Coin Specifications

Country

South Africa

Year

1956(1953-1960)

Value

1 Penny, Penny, 1 D

Metal

Brass(Copper 0.950, Tin 0.005, Zinc 0.045)

Weight

9.45gm

Diameter

31.00mm

Thickness

1.93mm

Engraver

Mary Gillick(MG)

Kruger Gray(KG)

Shape

Round

Demonetized

Yes

Obverse

Portrait of ELIZABETH II

Lettering: 
ELIZABETH II REGINA

Reverse

Sailing ship

Lettering:

SUID-AFRIKA-1956- SOUTH AFRICA * 1 D*

Edge

Smooth

 

Mintage

Proof Mintage

1953

5,490,645

5,000

1954

6,664,962

3,150

1955

6,507,761

2,850

1956

4,389,583

1,700

1957

3,972,519

1,130

1958

5,311,361

985

1959

5,065,642

950

1960

5,106,269

3,360