Five Shillings, South Africa, 1960, Silver
    Five Shillings, South Africa, 1960, Silver
    Five Shillings, South Africa, 1960, Silver
    Five Shillings, South Africa, 1960, Silver

    Five Shillings, South Africa, 1960, Silver

    South Africa, 1960, Five Shillings(Crown), Queen Elizabeth II(1953-1960)

     

    Varieties: 

    • 1957 – Reeding of Proof and SS coins are different from circulation coins
    • 1960 -  28 varieties are known because  Initials of designers were  hand engraved on the dies.

    Coin Specifications

    Country

    South Africa

    Year

    1960(1953-1960)

    Value

    Crown, 5 Shillings, Five Shillings

    Metal

    Silver 0.500, Copper 0.500(Silver content 14.14gm)

    Weight

    28.27590gm

    Diameter

    38.80mm

    Thickness

    3.21mm

    Obverse Design

    Hilda Mason(HM) - 1960

    Reverse Design

    Kruger Gray(KG) - 1960

    Shape

    Round

    Demonetized

    Yes

    Obverse

    1960 – The Union Buildings

    Lettering: 1960

    EENDRAG MAAK MAG * UNITY IS STRENGTH

    1910

    <Union Building>

    1960

    Reverse

    1960 - Shield

    Lettering: 1960

    SUID-AFRIKA * 1960 * SOUTH AFRICA * 5S *

    Edge

    Reeded

     

    Mintage

    Proof Mintage

    1953

    263,000

    5,000

    1954

    17,040

    3,150

    1955

    45,080

    2,850

    1956

    103,900

    1,700

    1957

    157,077

    1,130

    1958

    235,952

    985

    1959

    6,139

    950

    1960

    421,624

    3,360

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