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

Quarter Penny, South Africa, 1956, Brass

South Africa, 1956, Quarter Penny or Farthing

1953 to 1960 Queen Elizabeth II Series

Coin Specifications: 

Country

South Africa

Year

1956(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-1956- 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

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