5 Shillings, South Africa, 1953

5 Shillings, South Africa, 1953

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 shilling coin
South Africa, 1953
Obverse Image: Head of Elizabeth II facing right.
Obverse Text: ELIZABETH II REGINA
Reverse Image: Springbok antelope.
Reverse Text: SUID-AFRIKA / 1953 / SOUTH AFRICA / 5 S. / CLS
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1953
place used
South Africa
place made
South Africa: Gauteng, Pretoria
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.3 cm x 3.89 cm; 1/8 in x 1 17/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU90670
accession number
259971
catalog number
NU90670
Credit Line
Olga Raymond
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South African Currency
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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