Halfpenny, South Africa, 1957, Brass
    Halfpenny, South Africa, 1957, Brass
    Halfpenny, South Africa, 1957, Brass
    Halfpenny, South Africa, 1957, Brass

    Halfpenny, South Africa, 1957, Brass

    South Africa, 1957, Halfpenny(1953 to 1960), Queen Elizabeth II Series – HalfPennies

     

    Coin Specifications: 

    Country

    South Africa

    Year

    1957(1953-1960)

    Value

    Halfpenny, ½ Penny, ½ D

    Metal

    Brass(Copper 0.950, Tin 0.005, Zinc 0.045)

    Weight

    5,67gm

    Diameter

    25.60mm

    Thickness

    1.78mm

    Engraver

    Mary Gillick (MG)

    Kruger Gray(KG)

    Shape

    Round

    Demonetized

    Yes

    Obverse

    Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II

    Lettering: 
    ELIZABETH II REGINA

    Reverse

    Sailing ship

    Lettering:

    SOUTH-AFRICA-1957- SUID-AFRIKA * ½ D*

    Edge

    Smooth

     

    Mintage

    Proof Mintage

    1953

    5,572,463

    5,000

    1954

    100,897

    3,150

    1955

    3,774,249

    2,850

    1956

    1,304,574

    1,700

    1957

    2,2025,085

    1,130

    1958

    2,170,585

    985

    1959

    2,396,818

    950

    1960

    2,551,794

    3,360

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