Quarter Penny, South Africa, 1957, Brass
    Quarter Penny, South Africa, 1957, Brass
    Quarter Penny, South Africa, 1957, Brass
    Quarter Penny, South Africa, 1957, Brass

    Quarter Penny, South Africa, 1957, Brass

    South Africa, 1957, Quarter Penny or Farthing

    1953 to 1960 Queen Elizabeth II Series

     

    Coin Specifications: 

    Country

    South Africa

    Year

    1957(1953-1960)

    Value

    Quarter Penny or Farthing

    Metal

    Brass(Copper 0.950, Tin 0.005, Zinc 0.045)

    Weight

    2.834gm

    Diameter

    20.2mm

    Thickness

    1.41mm

    Engraver

    Mary Gillick (MG)

    Kruger Gray (KG)

    Shape

    Round

    Demonetized

    Yes

    Obverse

    Portrait of Elizabeth II Regina

    Lettering: 
    ELIZABETH II REGINA

    Reverse

    Two Cape-Sparrows standing facing each other.

    Lettering:
    SUID-AFRIKA-1957- SUID-AFRICA * ¼ D*

    Edge

    Smooth

     

    Mintage

    Proof Mintage

    1953

    7,192,911

    5,000

    1954

    6,567,976

    3,150

    1955

    11,798,459

    2,850

    1956

    1,286,585

    1,700

    1957

    3,065,491

    1,130

    1958

    5,451,737

    985

    1959

    1,567,280

    950

    1960

    1,022,591

    3,360

    Material
    Brass
    Denomination
    1/4 Penny
    Shape
    Round
    Time
    1900s
    Object
    Bird

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