Five Shillings, Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, 1874, Aluminium Obverse
    Five Shillings, Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, 1874, Aluminium - reverse
    Five Shillings, Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, 1874, Aluminium Obverse
    Five Shillings, Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, 1874, Aluminium - reverse

    Five Shillings, Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, 1874, Aluminium

    Hern T16
     

    Two varieties exist, with the difference being the shaft of the wagon, which is either a double shaft or a single shaft.  The 5 Shilling was only minted for 1892.

    Coin Specifications

    Country

    Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek(ZAR), South Africa

    Year

    1874

    Value

    Five Shillings, 5 Shillings, Crown

    Metal

    Silver 0.925, Copper 0.075(Silver content  - 26.155gm)

    Weight

    7.57gm

    Diameter

    38.35mm

    Thickness

    3.05mm

    Obverse Design

    Reverse Design

    Shape

    Round

    Demonetized

    Yes

    Obverse

    obverse is one of three types, featuring the head of President Thomas Francois Burgers.

    Other varieties include a small date, and a large date with no full stop.

    Lettering:

    THOMAS FRANCOIS BURGERS

    1874

    Reverse

    Features the full Coat of Arms

    Lettering:

    ZUID AFRIKAANSCHE REPUBLIEK

    EENDRAGT MAAKT MAGT

    Edge

    Reeded

    Mintage

     

    Mintage

    Proof Mintage

    1874

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Material
    Aluminium
    Denomination
    5 Shillings
    Shape
    Round
    Time
    1800s

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