Quarter Penny, South Africa, 1945, Brass
Quarter Penny, South Africa, 1945, Brass
Quarter Penny, South Africa, 1945, Brass
Quarter Penny, South Africa, 1945, Brass

Quarter Penny, South Africa, 1945, Brass

South Africa, 1945, Quarter Penny or Farthing

The Sterling South Africa Series 1937-1952, Quarter Penny/Farthing: 1937 to 1952 King George VI Series

Coin Specifications:

 

Country

South Africa

Year

1945(1937-1952)

Value

Quarter Penny or Farthing

Metal

1942 to 1952 - Brass(Copper 0.950, Tin 0.005, Zinc 0.045)

Weight

2.834gm

Diameter

20.2mm

Thickness

1.37mm

Engraver

Henry Pager – BM

Kruger Gray - KG

Shape

Round

Demonetized

Yes

Obverse

1937-1947 Portrait of Georgivs VI Rex Imperator

Lettering:  1937-1947

GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR

Reverse

Two Cape-Sparrows standing facing each other.

Lettering: 1937-1950
SUID-AFRICA·1945·SUID-AFRIKA* ¼ D*

Edge

Smooth

 

Mintage

Proof Mintage

1937

38,254

116

1938

51,296

44

1939

101,584

30

1940

/

None

1941

91,160

None

1942

3,756,124

None

1942 B/R

/

None

1943 Yellow

9,918,036

104

1944

4,467,987

150

1945

5,297,318

150

1946

4,378,103

150

1947

3,894,626

2,600

1948

2,414,503

1,120

1949

3,567,607

800

1950

8,694,343

500

1951

3,511,462

2,000

1952

5,259,972

15,500

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