How much is an R5 coin worth?
However, an R5 coin that is proof or minted may have a higher value depending on either its metal content (gold/silver) and/or how rare it is (how many coins are in circulation.) So if you found the R5 Mandela coin you’re trying to sell in your pocket or wallet with the rest of your change, then it’s only worth R5. That said…
What is the reverse of a 5 shilling coin?
The reverse of the gold rand coins features the well-known pronking springbok illustration designed by Coert Steynberg for the 5-shilling coin introduced in 1947. A revised coinage series was introduced for 1965. Denominations included 1⁄2, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents. Silver was replaced in coins by nickel .
Is the 5c coin still in circulation?
Minting of the 5c coin ceased on 1 April 2012, and the 10c coin, previously minted in bronze-plated steel, has since then been minted in copper-plated steel. The 5c coins are still legal tender, but have more or less disappeared from circulation, and most transactions are rounded to the nearest 10c.