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Republic of South Africa - Transvaal (1856-1899)

South African Pond=20 shillings; Shilling=12 pence

old coin South Africa 5 shillings 1892
5 shillings 1892
silver
5 SHILLINGS 1892 / coat of arms SAR
ZUID AFRIKANSCHE REPUBLIEK / Paul Kruger (president) left
Coin value - $350-400
old coin South Africa 2.5 shillings 1896
2.5 shillings 1896 (1892-1897)
silver
2 1/2 SHILLINGS 1896 / coat of arms SAR
ZUID AFRIKANSCHE REPUBLIEK / Paul Kruger (president) left
Coin value - $30-40
old coin South Africa 2 shillings 1897
2 shillings 1897 (1892-1897)
silver
2 SHILLINGS / ZUID AFRIK. REPUB. 18972 / coat of arms SAR
Paul Kruger (president) left
Coin value - $30-40
old coin South Africa 1 shilling 1896
1 shilling 1896 (1892-1897)
silver
1 SHILLINGS 1896 / Z AFRIK. REP.
Paul Kruger (president) left
Coin value - $12-15
old coin South Africa 6 pence 1897
6 pence 1897 (1892-1897)
silver
6 1897 / ZAR
Paul Kruger (president) left
Coin value - $8-10
old coin South Africa South Africa 3 pence 1897
3 pence 1897 (1892-1897)
silver
3 1897 / ZAR
Paul Kruger (president) left
Coin value - $8-10
old coin South Africa 1 penny 1898
1 penny 1898 (1892-1898)
bronze
1 PENNY 1898 / coat of arms SAR
ZUID AFRIK.E REPUBLIEK / Paul Kruger (president) left
Coin value - $7-10

 

 

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

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 / coat of arms
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $15-20
 old coin South Africa 2,5 shillings 1926
2.5 shillings 1926 (1926-1930)
silver
2 1/2 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA ZUID-AFRIKA / 1926 / coat of arms
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $20-30
old coin South Africa 2,5 shillings 1934
2.5 shillings 1934 (1931-1936)
silver
2 1/2 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA SUID-AFRIKA / 1934 / coat of arms
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $15-20
old coin South Africa 1 florin 1925
1 florin 1925 (1923-1930)
silver
FLORIN / SOUTH AFRICA ZUID-AFRIKA / 1925 / coat of arms
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $15-20
 old coin South Africa 2 shillings 1932
2 shillings 1932 (1931-1936)
silver
2 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA SUID-AFRIKA / 1932 / coat of arms
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $10-15
old coin South Africa 1 shilling 1923
1 shilling 1923 (1923-1924)
silver
1 SHILLING 1 / SOUTH AFRICA 1923 ZUID-AFRIKA / standing female leaning on anchor
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $20-25
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 / crowned bust left
Coin value - $20-25
old coin South Africa 1 shilling 1933
1 shilling 1933 (1931-1936)
silver
modified female figure
SHILLING / SOUTH AFRICA 1933 SUID-AFRIKA / standing female leaning on anchor
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $10-20
old coin South Africa 6 pence 1923
6 pence 1923 (1923-1924)
silver
6 / SOUTH AFRICA  ZUID AFRIKA / 1923 / wreath
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $60-80
old coin South Africa 6 pence 1927
6 pence 1927 (1925-1930)
silver
6 PENCE / SOUTH AFRICA 1927 ZUID AFRIKA / Protea flower in center of bars
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $7-10
 old coin South Africa 6 pence 1933
6 pence 1933 (1931-1936)
silver
6 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1933 SUID AFRIKA / Protea flower in center of bars
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $3-5
old coin South Africa 3 pence 1924
3 pence 1924 (1923-1925)
silver
3 / SOUTH AFRICA ZUID-AFRIKA / 1924 / wreath
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $15-20
 old coin South Africa 3 pence 1927
3 pence 1927 (1925-1930)
silver
3 PENCE / SOUTH AFRICA 1927 ZUID AFRIKA / Protea flower in center of bars
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $3-5
old coin South Africa 3 pence 1932
3 pence 1932 (1931-1936)
silver
3 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1933 SUID-AFRIKA / Protea flower in center of bars
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $3-5
old coin South Africa 1 penny 1923
1 penny 1923 (1923-1924)
bronze
1 PENNY 1 / SOUTH AFRICA 1923 ZUID-AFRIKA / Dromedaris ship
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $15-20
old coin South Africa 1 penny 1930
1 penny 1930 (1926-1930)
bronze
PENNY / SOUTH AFRICA 1930 ZUID-AFRIKA / Dromedaris ship
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $2-3
 old coin South Africa 1 penny 1936
1 penny 1936 (1931-1936)
bronze
1 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1936 SUID-AFRIKA / Dromedaris ship
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $2-3
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 / Dromedaris ship
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $15-20
old coin South Africa 1/2 penny 1930
1/2 penny 1930 (1928-1931)
bronze
1/2 PENNY / SOUTH AFRICA 1930 ZUID-AFRIKA / Dromedaris ship
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $15-20
old coin South Africa 1/2 penny 1936
1/2 penny 1935 (1931-1936)
bronze
1/2 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1935 SUID-AFRIKA / Dromedaris ship
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $4-5
old coin South Africa 1 farting 1923
1/4 penny (farting) 1923 (1923-1924)
bronze
1/4 PENNY 1/4 / SOUTH AFRICA 1923 ZUID-AFRIKA / wheat sprig and berries divide birds
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $10-15
old coin South Africa 1 farting 1931
1/4 penny (farting) 1931 (1926-1931)
bronze
1/4 PENNY / SOUTH AFRICA 1931 ZUID-AFRIKA / wheat sprig and berries divide birds
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $10-15
old coin South Africa 1 farting 1935
1/4 penny (farting) 1935 (1931-1936)
bronze
1/4 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1935 SUID-AFRIKA / wheat sprig and berries divide birds
GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR / crowned bust left
Coin value - $15-20

 

 

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 / Springbok
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $20-25
old coin South Africa 5 shillings 1951
5 shillings 1951
silver
circulation coinage
5 S / SUID-AFRIKA 1951 SOUTH AFRICA / Springbok
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $20-25
old coin South Africa 5 shillings 1947
5 shillings 1947
silver
commemorative coin
Royal Visit
5 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA 1947 SUID-AFRIKA / Springbok
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR / bust left
Coin value - $70-80
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 / Schooner in harbor
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $20-25
old coin South Africa 2,5 shillings 1940
2.5 shillings 1940 (1937-1947)
silver
2 1/2 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA SUID-AFRIKA / 1940 / coat of arms
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR / bust left
Coin value - $20-30
old coin South Africa 2,5 shillings 1948
2.5 shillings 1948 (1948-1950)
silver
2 1/2 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA SUID-AFRIKA / 1948 / coat of arms
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $100-150
old coin South Africa 2,5 shillings 1952
2.5 shillings 1952 (1951-1952)
silver
2 1/2 S / SUID-AFRIKA 1952 SOUTH AFRICA / coat of arms
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $8-12
old coin South Africa 2 shillings 1937
2 shillings 1937 (1937-1947)
silver
2 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA SUID-AFRIKA / 1937 / coat of arms
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR / bust left
Coin value - $25-30
old coin South Africa 2 shillings 1948
2 shillings 1948 (1948-1950)
silver
2 SHILLINGS / SOUTH AFRICA SUID-AFRIKA / 1948 / coat of arms
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $80-100
old coin South Africa 2 shillings 1952
2 shillings 1952 (1951-1952)
silver
2 S / SUID-AFRIKA 1952 SOUTH AFRICA / coat of arms
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $8-12
old coin South Africa 1 shilling 1942
1 shilling 1942 (1937-1947)
silver
SHILLING / SOUTH AFRICA 1942 SUID-AFRIKA / standing female leaning on anchor
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR / bust left
Coin value - $6-8
old coin South Africa 1 shilling 1948
1 shilling 1948 (1948-1950)
0.800 silver
1 S / SOUTH AFRICA 1948 SUID-AFRIKA / standing female leaning on anchor
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $15-20
old coin South Africa 1 shilling 1951
1 shilling 1951 (1951-1952)
0.500 silver
1 S / SOUTH AFRICA 1951 SUID-AFRIKA / standing female leaning on anchor
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $6-8
old coin South Africa 6 pence 1938
6 pence 1938 (1937-1947)
silver
6 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1938 SUID AFRIKA / Protea flower in center of bars
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR / bust left
Coin value - $3-5
old coin South Africa 6 pence 1948
6 pence 1948 (1948-1950)
0.800 silver
6 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1948 SUID AFRIKA / Protea flower in center of bars
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $3-5
old coin South Africa 6 pence 1951
6 pence 1951 (1951-1952)
0.500 silver
6 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1951 SUID AFRIKA / Protea flower in center of bars
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $4-6
old coin South Africa 3 pence 1940
3 pence 1940 (1937-1947)
silver
3 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1940 SUID-AFRIKA / Protea flower in center of bars
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR / bust left
Coin value - $2-4
 old coin South Africa 3 pence 1949
3 pence 1949 (1948-1950)
0.800 silver
3 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1949 SUID-AFRIKA / Protea flower in center of bars
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $5-6
old coin South Africa 3 pence 1952
3 pence 1952 (1951-1952)
silver
0.500 silver
3 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1952 SUID-AFRIKA / Protea flower in center of bars
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $3-5
old coin South Africa 1 penny 1941
1 penny 1941 (1937-1947)
bronze
1 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1941 SUID-AFRIKA / Dromedaris ship
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR / bust left
Coin value - $1-2
 old coin South Africa 1 penny 1948
1 penny 1948 (1948-1950)
bronze
1 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1948 SUID-AFRIKA / Dromedaris ship
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $2-3
old coin South Africa 1 penny 1952
1 penny 1952 (1951-1952)
bronze
1 D / SUID-AFRIKA 1952 SOUTH AFRICA / Dromedaris ship
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $1-2
old coin South Africa 1/2 penny 1942
1/2 penny 1942 (1937-1947)
bronze
1/2 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1942 SUID-AFRIKA / Dromedaris ship
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR / bust left
Coin value - $2-3
old coin South Africa 1/2 penny 1950
1/2 penny 1950 (1948-1952)
bronze
1/2 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1950 SUID-AFRIKA / Dromedaris ship
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $2-3
old coin South Africa 1/4 penny 1942
1/4 penny (farting) 1942 (1937-1947)
bronze
1/4 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1942 SUID-AFRIKA / wheat sprig and berries divide birds
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR / bust left
Coin value - $2-3
 old coin South Africa 1/4 penny 1950
1/4 penny (farting) 1950 (1948-1950)
bronze
1/4 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1950 SUID-AFRIKA / wheat sprig and berries divide birds
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $1-2
old coin South Africa 1/4 penny 1951
1/4 penny (farting) 1951 (1951-1952)
bronze
1/4 D / SUID-AFRIKA 1951 SOUTH AFRICA / wheat sprig and berries divide birds
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / bust left
Coin value - $1-2

 

 

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 / Springbok
ELIZABETH II REGINA / bust right
Coin value - $20-25
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 / coat of arms
EENDRAG MAAK MAG UNITY IS STRENGTH / 1910 1960 / Building and ship
Coin value - $20-25
old coin South Africa 2.5 shillings 1958
2.5 shillings 1958 (1953-1960)
silver
2 1/2 S / SOUTH AFRICA 1958 SUID-AFRIKA / coat of arms
ELIZABETH II REGINA / bust right
Coin value - $8-12
old coin South Africa 2 shillings 1958
2 shilling 1958 (1953-1960)
silver
2 S / SUID-AFRIKA 1958 SOUTH AFRICA / coat of arms
ELIZABETH II REGINA / bust right
Coin value - $8-12
old coin South Africa 1 shilling 1958
1 shilling 1958 (1953-1960)
silver
1 S / SOUTH AFRICA 1958 SUID-AFRIKA / standing female leaning on anchor
ELIZABETH II REGINA / bust right
Coin value - $5-6
old coin South Africa 6 pence 1954
6 pence 1954 (1953-1960)
silver
6 D / SUID-AFRIKA 1954 SOUTH AFRICA / Protea flower in center of bars
ELIZABETH II REGINA / bust right
Coin value - $4-6
old coin South Africa 3 pence 1954
3 pence 1954 (1953-1960)
silver
3 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1954 SUID-AFRIKA / Protea flower in center of bars
ELIZABETH II REGINA / bust right
Coin value - $3-4
old coin South Africa 1 penny 1959
1 penny 1959 (1953-1960)
bronze
1 D / SUID-AFRIKA 1959 SOUTH AFRICA / Dromedaris ship
ELIZABETH II REGINA / bust right
Coin value - $2-3
old coin South Africa 1/2 penny 1959
1/2 penny 1959 (1953-1960)
bronze
1/2 D / SOUTH AFRICA 1959 SUID-AFRIKA / Dromedaris ship
ELIZABETH II REGINA / bust right
Coin value - $2-3
old coin South Africa 1/4 penny 1955
1/4 penny (farting) 1955 (1953-1960)
bronze
1/4 D / SUID-AFRIKA 1955 SOUTH AFRICA / wheat sprig and berries divide birds
ELIZABETH II REGINA / bust right
Coin value - $2-3

 

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