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British South Africa coins catalog with values

 

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Union of South Africa - dominion under Great Britain (1910-1961)

Crown=5 shillings; Florin=2 shillings; Shilling=12 pence

George V king of Great Britain (1910-1936)

old coin South Africa 2,5 shillings 1924
2.5 shillings 1924 (1923-1925)

silver
2 1/2 SHILLINGS 2 1/2 / SOUTH AFRICA ZUID-AFRIKA / 1924
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 15-20 USD

 

old coin South Africa 2,5 shillings 1926
2.5 shillings 1926 (1926-1930)

silver
2 1/2 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA ZUID-AFRIKA / 1926
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 20-30 USD

 

old coin South Africa 2,5 shillings 1934
2.5 shillings 1934 (1931-1936)

silver
2 1/2 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA SUID-AFRIKA / 1934
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 15-20 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 1 florin 1925
1 florin 1925 (1923-1930)

silver
FLORIN / SOUTH AFRICA ZUID-AFRIKA / 1925
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 15-20 USD

 

old coin South Africa 2 shillings 1932
2 shillings 1932 (1931-1936)

silver
2 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA SUID-AFRIKA / 1932
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 10-15 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 1 shilling 1923
1 shilling 1923 (1923-1924)

silver
1 SHILLING 1 / SOUTH AFRICA 1923 ZUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 20-25 USD

 

old coin South Africa 1 shilling 1929
1 shilling 1929 (1926-1930)

silver
SHILLING / SOUTH AFRICA 1929 ZUID-AFRIKA / standing female leaning on anchor
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 20-25 USD

 

old coin South Africa 1 shilling 1933
1 shilling 1933 (1931-1936)

silver
modified female figure
SHILLING / SOUTH AFRICA 1933 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 10-20 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 6 pence 1923
6 pence 1923 (1923-1924)

silver
6 / SOUTH AFRICA ZUID AFRIKA / 1923
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 60-80 USD

 

old coin South Africa 6 pence 1927
6 pence 1927 (1925-1930)

silver
6 PENCE / SOUTH AFRICA 1927 ZUID AFRIKA
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 7-10 USD

 

old coin South Africa 6 pence 1933
6 pence 1933 (1931-1936)

silver
6 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1933 SUID AFRIKA
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 3-5 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 3 pence 1924
3 pence 1924 (1923-1925)

silver
3 / SOUTH AFRICA ZUID-AFRIKA / 1924
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 15-20 USD

 

old coin South Africa 3 pence 1927
3 pence 1927 (1925-1930)

silver
3 PENCE / SOUTH AFRICA 1927 ZUID AFRIKA
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 3-5 USD

 

old coin South Africa 3 pence 1932
3 pence 1932 (1931-1936)

silver
3 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1933 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 3-5 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 1 penny 1923
1 penny 1923 (1923-1924)

bronze
1 PENNY 1 / SOUTH AFRICA 1923 ZUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 15-20 USD

 

old coin South Africa 1 penny 1930
1 penny 1930 (1926-1930)

bronze
PENNY / SOUTH AFRICA 1930 ZUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 2-3 USD

 

old coin South Africa 1 penny 1936
1 penny 1936 (1931-1936)

bronze
1 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1936 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 2-3 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 1/2 penny 1923
1/2 penny 1923 (1923-1926)

bronze
1/2 PENNY 1/2 / SOUTH AFRICA 1923 ZUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 15-20 USD

 

old coin South Africa 1/2 penny 1930
1/2 penny 1930 (1928-1931)

bronze
1/2 PENNY / SOUTH AFRICA 1930 ZUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 15-20 USD

 

old coin South Africa 1/2 penny 1936
1/2 penny 1935 (1931-1936)

bronze
1/2 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1935 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 4-5 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 1 farthing 1923
1/4 penny (farthing) 1923 (1923-1924)

bronze
1/4 PENNY 1/4 / SOUTH AFRICA 1923 ZUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 10-15 USD

 

old coin South Africa 1 farthing 1931
1/4 penny (farthing) 1931 (1926-1931)

bronze
1/4 PENNY / SOUTH AFRICA 1931 ZUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 10-15 USD

 

old coin South Africa 1 farthing 1935
1/4 penny (farthing) 1935 (1931-1936)

bronze
1/4 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1935 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR
Value - 15-20 USD

 

 

George VI king of Great Britain (1936-1952)

old coin South Africa 5 shillings 1948
5 shillings 1948 (1948-1950)

silver
circulation coinage
5 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA 1948 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 20-25 USD

 

old coin South Africa 5 shillings 1951
5 shillings 1951

silver
circulation coinage
5 S / SUID-AFRIKA 1951 SOUTH AFRICA
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 20-25 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 5 shillings 1947
5 shillings 1947

silver
commemorative coin
Royal Visit
5 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA 1947 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR
Value - 70-80 USD

 

old coin South Africa 5 shillings 1952
5 shillings 1952

silver
commemorative coin
300th Anniversary of Founding of Cape town
5 S / SUID-AFRIKA 1652-1952 SOUTH AFRICA
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 20-25 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 2,5 shillings 1940
2.5 shillings 1940 (1937-1947)

silver
2 1/2 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA SUID-AFRIKA / 1940
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR
Value - 20-30 USD

 

old coin South Africa 2,5 shillings 1948
2.5 shillings 1948 (1948-1950)

silver
2 1/2 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA SUID-AFRIKA / 1948
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 100-150 USD

 

old coin South Africa 2,5 shillings 1952
2.5 shillings 1952 (1951-1952)

silver
2 1/2 S / SUID-AFRIKA 1952 SOUTH AFRICA
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 8-12 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 2 shillings 1937
2 shillings 1937 (1937-1947)

silver
2 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA SUID-AFRIKA / 1937
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR
Value - 25-30 USD

 

old coin South Africa 2 shillings 1948
2 shillings 1948 (1948-1950)

silver
2 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA SUID-AFRIKA / 1948
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 80-100 USD

 

old coin South Africa 2 shillings 1952
2 shillings 1952 (1951-1952)

silver
2 S / SUID-AFRIKA 1952 SOUTH AFRICA
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 8-12 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 1 shilling 1942
1 shilling 1942 (1937-1947)

silver
SHILLING / SOUTH AFRICA 1942 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR
Value - 6-8 USD

 

old coin South Africa 1 shilling 1948
1 shilling 1948 (1948-1950)

0.800 silver
1 S / SOUTH AFRICA 1948 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 15-20 USD

 

old coin South Africa 1 shilling 1951
1 shilling 1951 (1951-1952)

0.500 silver
1 S / SOUTH AFRICA 1951 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 6-8 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 6 pence 1938
6 pence 1938 (1937-1947)

silver
6 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1938 SUID AFRIKA
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR
Value - 3-5 USD

 

old coin South Africa 6 pence 1948
6 pence 1948 (1948-1950)

0.800 silver
6 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1948 SUID AFRIKA
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 3-5 USD

 

old coin South Africa 6 pence 1951
6 pence 1951 (1951-1952)

0.500 silver
6 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1951 SUID AFRIKA
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 4-6 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 3 pence 1940
3 pence 1940 (1937-1947)

silver
3 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1940 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR
Value - 2-4 USD

 

old coin South Africa 3 pence 1949
3 pence 1949 (1948-1950)

0.800 silver
3 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1949 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 5-6 USD

 

old coin South Africa 3 pence 1952
3 pence 1952 (1951-1952)

silver
0.500 silver
3 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1952 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 3-5 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 1 penny 1941
1 penny 1941 (1937-1947)

bronze
1 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1941 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR
Value - 1-2 USD

 

old coin South Africa 1 penny 1948
1 penny 1948 (1948-1950)

bronze
1 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1948 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 2-3 USD

 

old coin South Africa 1 penny 1952
1 penny 1952 (1951-1952)

bronze
1 D / SUID-AFRIKA 1952 SOUTH AFRICA
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 1-2 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 1/2 penny 1942
1/2 penny 1942 (1937-1947)

bronze
1/2 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1942 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR
Value - 2-3 USD

 

old coin South Africa 1/2 penny 1950
1/2 penny 1950 (1948-1952)

bronze
1/2 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1950 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 2-3 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 1/4 penny 1942
1/4 penny (farthing) 1942 (1937-1947)

bronze
1/4 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1942 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR
Value - 2-3 USD

 

old coin South Africa 1/4 penny 1950
1/4 penny (farthing) 1950 (1948-1950)

bronze
1/4 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1950 SUID-AFRIKA
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 1-2 USD

 

old coin South Africa 1/4 penny 1951
1/4 penny (farthing) 1951 (1951-1952)

bronze
1/4 D / SUID-AFRIKA 1951 SOUTH AFRICA
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
Value - 1-2 USD

 

 

Elizabeth II queen of Great Britain (1952-1961)

old coin South Africa 5 shillings 1954
5 shillings 1954 (1953-1959)

silver
circulation coinage
5 S / SUID-AFRIKA 1954 SOUTH AFRICA
ELIZABETH II REGINA
Value - 20-25 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 5 shillings 1960
5 shillings 1960

silver
commemorative coin
50th Anniversary of the South African Union
5 S / SUID-AFRIKA 1960 SOUTH AFRICA
EENDRAG MAAK MAG UNITY IS STRENGTH / 1910 1960
Value - 20-25 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 2.5 shillings 1958
2.5 shillings 1958 (1953-1960)

silver
2 1/2 S / SOUTH AFRICA 1958 SUID-AFRIKA
ELIZABETH II REGINA
Value - 8-12 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 2 shillings 1958
2 shilling 1958 (1953-1960)

silver
2 S / SUID-AFRIKA 1958 SOUTH AFRICA
ELIZABETH II REGINA
Value - 8-12 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 1 shilling 1958
1 shilling 1958 (1953-1960)

silver
1 S / SOUTH AFRICA 1958 SUID-AFRIKA
ELIZABETH II REGINA
Value - 5-6 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 6 pence 1954
6 pence 1954 (1953-1960)

silver
6 D / SUID-AFRIKA 1954 SOUTH AFRICA
ELIZABETH II REGINA
Value - 4-6 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 3 pence 1954
3 pence 1954 (1953-1960)

silver
3 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1954 SUID-AFRIKA
ELIZABETH II REGINA
Value - 3-4 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 1 penny 1959
1 penny 1959 (1953-1960)

bronze
1 D / SUID-AFRIKA 1959 SOUTH AFRICA
ELIZABETH II REGINA
Value - 2-3 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 1/2 penny 1959
1/2 penny 1959 (1953-1960)

bronze
1/2 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1959 SUID-AFRIKA
ELIZABETH II REGINA
Value - 2-3 USD

 

 

old coin South Africa 1/4 penny 1955
1/4 penny (farthing) 1955 (1953-1960)

bronze
1/4 D / SUID-AFRIKA 1955 SOUTH AFRICA
ELIZABETH II REGINA
Value - 2-3 USD

 

Next - coins of Republic of South Africa (since 1961)

 

See also UK:
United Kingdom till 1952
United Kingdom since 1952

 

 

 

Other South African coins

Transvaal

Republic 1961-1989

Republic since 1990

Commemorative coins

 

 

Coins of British South Africa in the catalog are presented divided by historical periods, indicating the main characteristics and differences by type.
Inside the sections, the coins are sorted by denomination - from large to small.
The cost of the coin is approximate and is indicated specifically for the coin shown in the picture. You can use this price to evaluate similar coins (of the same type), but remember that the value is affected by many factors, such as the state of preservation and the date of minting. The cost of coins of the same type can vary greatly depending on the number of surviving copies.
Coins of British South Africa presented on this page are not sold or bought - this is only a catalog.