British South Africa coins catalog

 

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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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin 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
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

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United Kingdom till 1952
United Kingdom since 1952