5 Shillings, South Africa, 1948

Description (Brief):

One (1) 5 shilling coin

Description (Brief)

South Africa, 1948

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Obverse Image: Head of George VI facing left.

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Obverse Text: GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX / HP

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Reverse Image: Springbok antelope.

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Reverse Text: SOUTH AFRICA / 1948 / SUID-AFRIKA / 5 SHILLINGS / CLS

Date Made: 1948

Location: Currently not on view

Place Used: South AfricaPlace Made: South Africa: Gauteng, Pretoria

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, South African Currency

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Credit Line: Carl H. Jaeschke

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.71.105.3896Catalog Number: 71.105.3896Accession Number: 297845

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: .28 cm x 3.91 cm; 1/8 in x 1 17/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng4b2992267-6750-7e91-e053-15f76fa06841

Record Id: nmah_1986899

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