Five Shillings, South Africa, 1954, Silver
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Five Shillings, South Africa, 1954, Silver

South Africa, 1954, Five Shillings(Crown), Queen Elizabeth II(1953-1960)

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Terms and Conditions

Varieties: 

  • 1957 – Reeding of Proof and SS coins are different from circulation coins
  • 1960 -  28 varieties are known because  Initials of designers were  hand engraved on the dies.

Coin Specifications

Country

South Africa

Year

1954(1953-1960)

Value

Crown, 5 Shillings, Five Shillings

Metal

Silver 0.500, Copper 0.500(Silver content 14.14gm)

Weight

28.27590gm

Diameter

38.80mm

Thickness

3.21mm

Obverse Design

Mary Gillick(MG) – 1953 to 1959

Reverse Design

Coert Steynberg(CLS) – 1953 to 1959

Shape

Round

Demonetized

Yes

Obverse

1953 to 1959 - Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II

Lettering: 1953 to 1959
ELIZABETH II REGINA

Reverse

1953 to 1959 – Springbok

Lettering: 1953-1959

SUID-AFRIKA * 1954 * SOUTH AFRICA * 5S *

Edge

Reeded

 

Mintage

Proof Mintage

1953

263,000

5,000

1954

17,040

3,150

1955

45,080

2,850

1956

103,900

1,700

1957

157,077

1,130

1958

235,952

985

1959

6,139

950

1960

421,624

3,360