Five Cent, South Africa, 1982, Nickel
    Five Cent, South Africa, 1982, Nickel
    Five Cent, South Africa, 1982, Nickel
    Five Cent, South Africa, 1982, Nickel
    Five Cent, South Africa, 1982, Nickel
    Five Cent, South Africa, 1982, Nickel

    Five Cent, South Africa, 1982, Nickel

    South Africa, 1982, Five Cent, Nickel, Republic of South Africa(RSA) Series, Second decimal Series(1965 to 1989), The end of Balthazar Johannes Vorster's presidency.

     

    Balthazar Johannes Vorster (BJ Vorster) was born on the 13 December 1915 in Jamestown, Union of South Africa and died on the 10 September 1983 in Cape Town. He was a Nationalist politician who served as prime minister (1966–78) and president (1978–79) of South Africa.

    Coin Specifications

    Country

    South Africa

    Year

    1982(1965-1989)

    Value

    5c, 5 Cent, Five cent

    Metal

    Nickel Fine

    Weight

    2.50gm

    Diameter

    17.35mm

    Thickness

    1.59mm

    Obverse Design

     Lourens de Lange(LDL)

    Reverse Design

    Tommy Sasseen(TS)

    Shape

    Round

    Demonetized

    Yes, last issue was in 1989

    Obverse

     Portrait of President Vorster

     

     Lettering:

    SUID-AFRIKA * SOUTH AFRICA

    * 1982 *

    Reverse

    Blue Crane(Anthropoides paradise). Blue Cranes are the national bird of South Africa and endemic these parts. These birds have short bills/black legs and their primary feathers are black or slate gray.

    Lettering:

    5c

    Edge

    Smooth

    Mintage

     

    Mintage

    Proof Mintage

    1965E

    32,715,252

    24,988

    1965A

    32,690,179

    /

    1966E

    4,100,911

    /

    1966A

    4,125,911

    25,000

    1967E

    4,589,998

    /

    1967A

    4,614,988

    25,000

    1968E

    6,025,000

    25,000

    1968A

    6,000,000

    /

    1969E

    5,019,882

    /

    1969A

    5,031,882

    12,000

    1970

    6,662,300

    10,000

    1971

    20,341,117

    12,000

    1972

    3,126,000

    10,000

    1973

    17,103,118

    10,850

    1974

    19,993,186

    15,000

    1975

    22,000,000

    18,000

    1976

    48,991,151

    21,000

    1977

    51,748,119

    19,000

    1978

    30,068,976

    17,000

    1979

    17,549,821

    15,000

    1980

    4,680,344

    15,000

    1981

    40,380,997

    10,000

    1982

    47,270,495

    12,000

    1983

    57,528,165

    14,135

    1984

    67,381,399

    11,250

    1985

    57,186,935

    9,859

    1986

    54,242,200

    7,000

    1987

    42,791,297

    6,781

    1988

    119,241,046

    7,250

    1989

    58,261

    35,540

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