Half Cent, South Africa, 1976, Bronze

Half Cent, South Africa, 1976, Bronze

South Africa, 1976, Half Cent, Bronze, Portrait of President Jacobus Johannes('Jim') Fouche, Republic of South Africa Series (1965 to 1989)



 

Jacobus Johannes ('Jim') Fouché born in the Boer republic of the Orange Free state in 1898 and died in 1980). He served as the second President of South Africa from 1968 to 1975. He was the only state president that served his full seven-year term of office.

Coin Specifications

Country

South Africa

Year

1976 (1970 to 1983)

Value

Half Cent, ½  Cent, ½ c

Metal

Bronze(Copper 0.950, Tin 0.05, Zinc 0.045)

Weight

2.00gm

Diameter

16.21mm

Thickness

1.47mm

Obverse Design

Jean Baptiste Buisset(JB)

Reverse Design

Tommy Sasseen(TS)

Shape

Round

Demonetized

Yes,  in 1983

Obverse

Portrait of President Jacobus Johannes Fouche

Lettering: 

SUID-AFRIKA * SOUTH AFRICA

* 1976 *

Reverse

Two Sparrows

Lettering:

½

Edge

Coarsely Reeded

Mintage

 

Mintage

Proof Mintage

1970

45,375,363

10,000

1971

32,000

12,000

1972

20,000

10,000

1973

30,850

10,850

1974

35,000

15,000

1975

38,000

18,000

1976

41,000

21,000

1977

39,000

19,000

1978

37,000

17,000

1979

35,000

15,000

1980

15,000

15,000

1981

10,000

10,000

1982

12,000

12,000

1983

14,135

14,135

 

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