Two Shillings, South Africa, 1948,...

    Two Shillings, South Africa, 1948, Silver

    South Africa, 1948, Silver Two Shillings, King George VI Series(1937 to 1952)

     

    Varieties:  None known

    Coin Specifications

    Country

    South Africa

    Year

    1948(1937-1952)

    Value

    Two Shillings, 2 Shillings, 2S

    Metal

    1937-1951, Silver 0.800, Copper 0.200(Silver content 9.05gm)

    1952, Silver 0.500, Copper 0.500(Silver content 5.655gm)

    Weight

    11.31036gm

    Diameter

    28.70mm

    Thickness

    2.34mm

    Engraver

    Henry Paget(HP)

    Kruger Gray(KG)

    Shape

    Round

    Demonetized

    Yes

    Obverse

    Portrait of King George VI

    Lettering: 1937-1947
    GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR

    Lettering: 1948-1952
    GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX

    Reverse

    Shield

    Lettering: 1937-1950

    SOUTH-AFRICA *SUID-AFRIKA * 2 SHILLINGS *

    19 <Shield> 48

    Edge

    Reeded

     

    Mintage

    Proof Mintage

    1937

    1,494,898

    116

    1938

    214,351

    44

    1939

    279,277

    30

    1940

    2,599,740

    None

    1941

    1,763,800

    None

    1942

    2,847,288

    None

    1943

    3,124,368

    104

    1944

    225,000

    150

    1945

    473,350

    150

    1946

    14,480

    150

    1947

    5,492

    2,600

    1948

    7,893

    1,120

    1949

    203,933

    800

    1950

    5,445

    500

    1951

    732,286

    2,000

    1952

    3,585,381

    15,500

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