African Coins

Parent Category: Coins and Paper Money
Please include as many of these criteria as possible in your question to ensure an accurate evaluation of a coin: the denomination, the country of origin, the year of minting and the condition.
"Afrika Borwa" means "South Africa" in the Sepedi language. The value of your coin would depend on its year of mintage, denomination and condition.
You are probably asking about a 1922 coin from the Belgian Congo ("Congo Belge" in French). There were three different denominations produced in 1922 - 10 centimes, 50 centimes and 1 franc. Assuming that your coin has some appreciable signs of wear, the coin is likely worth no more than a dollar or...
You are asking about a 2 1/2 Shilling coin from South Africa (KM#7). The coin weighs 14.138 grams and is 92.5% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.4205 troy ounces. With silver at US$16.49 per troy ounce (as of March 1, 2010), the "melt value" of this coin is about US$6.93. The...
East Africa produced only 2 denominations in 1954, the penny (worth less than a dollar in circulated condition, and $2 to $5 Uncurculated, and the 50 cent coin (worth up to a dollar in circulated condition, and $4 to $8 Uncirculated).
It should have its weight in ounces stated as part of the design. Gold currently sells for about $1000 per ounce, so just do any necessary division to find the value of your coin if it weighs less than an ounce.
Africa is a continent with several dozen countries. Some of those countries, including Zimbabwe, have a currency called 'Dollar', which is separate and distinct from the US Dollar. To get an actual answer, you would have to ask - "who appears on the {Year} {NameOfCountry} $100 note".
You asked about a 1960 25 coin from Liberia. 900,000 were produced in 1960. The coin is not especially valuable (US$2.75 in Extremely Fine condition and $5-$7 in Uncirculated condition), but is made of 90% silver, with and ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.1499 troy ounces giving it a "melt value" of...
You asked about a 1/10 Penny coin from British West Africa. 3,984,000 of such coins were produced in 1927. According to the Standard Catalog of World Coins, an example is worth about US$0.20 in Fine condition, about US$0.50 in Very Fine condition, about US$1.50 in Extremely Fine condition, about US...
You are asking about a One Shilling coin from South Africa (KM#5). The front has an image of Paul Kruger (the 5th President of the South African Republic). The back says "Z. AFRIK. REP." (an abbreviation for "ZUID AFRIKAANISCHE REPUBLIEK", which in turn is Afrikaans for "South African Republic")...
You are asking about a Half Crown (2 1/2 Shilling) coin from South Africa (KM#19.2). The coin weighs 14.14 grams and is 80.0% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.3637 troy ounces. With silver at US$16.49 per troy ounce (as of March 1, 2010), the "melt value" of this coin is about US...
The coin is probably not worth much more than its silver value (0.4546 troy ounces - worth US$15.64 at March 2, 2011's silver bullion value of US$34.40 per troy ounce) unless in Brilliant Uncirculated or Proof condition, and even then it seems unlikely you'd be offered more than about US$20.
The South Africam Mint Company (Pty) Ltd. is located at: Old Johannesburg Road Gateway Centurion South Africa GPS Co-ordinates: -25.915052 28.156929
You are asking about a 1/2 Penny coin from British West AFrica (KM#18). The coin is made of Copper Nickel, measures 25.9mm in diameter (with a hole in the center), and weighs 5.66 grams. The obverse has a crown and denomination above the center hole and the denomination in Arabic below the hole. The...
Warning: PTE Portugal Escudos is obsolete and is no longer legal tender. . 100.00 PTE . = . 0.390913 GBP . Portugal Escudos obsolete United Kingdom Pounds 1 PTE = 0.00390913 GBP 1 GBP = 255.811 PTE
18,000 - Brilliant Uncirculated. 7,500 - Proof.
You are asking about a 5 Shilling coin from South Africa (KM#31). 300,000 of these coins were produced for circulation in 1947, plus an additional 5,600 in Proof. It was issued to commemorate a Royal Visit to South Africa that year by the King and his family. The coin is "Crown sized" (38.8mm in...
You are referring to a 20 Franc coin from Morocco dated AH1371 (or 1952 AD), under the reign of King Mohammed the Fifth. 20,000,000 of such 23.8mm in diameter coins (Y#50) were produced at the Paris from Aluminum-Bronze; the obverse has a 5 pointed star and the date, as well as some writing in...
A 50 Cent coin from Fiji (KM#54a) is a 12-sided coin 31.5mm in diameter, weighing 13.43 grams and produced from Nickel Bonded Steel. There is a portrait of Queen Elizabeth the Second on the obverse, and a "Takia" (a Fijian sailing canoe) on the reverse. 800,000 such coins were produced in 1990 by...
There were two versions of the 5 Cent coin produced in South Africa in 1965 - one with the country name in English ("SOUTH AFRICA" - KM#67.1) and one with the country name in Afrikaans ("SUID-AFRIKA" - KM#67.2 ). The coins are otherwise identical, with a portrait of Jan van Riebeeck on the obverse...
You are asking about a 2 cent coin (KM#22) from Swaziland, a small nation surrounded by South Africa and Mozambique. The coin is square (with rounded corners), 18.6mm on a side, made of bronze and weighs 2.8 grams. There is a portrait of Sobhuza II, leader of Swaziland at the time, on the obverse...
You are asking about a Shilling coin from South Africa (KM#17.3). The coin weighs 5.66 grams and is 80.0% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.1456 troy ounces. With silver at US$17.32 per troy ounce (as of March 8, 2010), the "melt value" of this coin is about US$2.52. The obverse...
You are asking about a 5 Shilling coin from South Africa (KM#8.1). The coin weighs 28.2759 grams and is 92.5% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.8409 troy ounces. With silver at US$16.92 per troy ounce (as of March 22, 2010), the "melt value" of this coin is about US$14.23. The...
It depends on the denomination and condition of the coin. "Elizabeth II Regina" means "Elizabeth the Second, Queen", and "South Africa Suid-Afrika" is simply the name of the country, first in English and then in Afrikaans. All coins issued in South Africa in 1955 had both phrases ("Elizabeth II...
You are asking about a One Cent coin from South Africa (KM#57). The coin is made of brass, weighs 9.42 grams, and is about 30mm in diameter. The front bears a portrait of Jan van Riebeeck (a 17th-century Dutch colonial administrator and founder of Cape Town) and the words "UNITY IS STRENGTH" and ...
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If you mean a Colombian Exposition half dollar? They were struck in 1892 & 1893 so a date is needed. Post new question.
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You are asking about a 2 Shilling coin (KM#24) from British West Africa. The coin is made of nickel-brass, weighs 11.37 grams, and measures 28.51 mm in diameter. It has an image of King George VI on the obverse and a palm tree on the reverse. An aggregate of 15.3 million were produced at two...
You are asking about a 2 1/2 Shilling coin from South Africa (KM#7). The coin weighs 14.138 grams and is 92.5% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.4205 troy ounces. With silver at US$18.10 per troy ounce (as of April 5, 2010), the "melt value" of this coin is about US$7.61. The...
You are asking about a 2 1/2 Shilling coin (or Half Crown) from South Africa (KM#7). The coin weighs 14.138 grams and is 92.5% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.4205 troy ounces. With silver at US$18.72 per troy ounce (as of April 30, 2010), the "melt value" of this coin is about...
You are asking about a 2 Shilling coin (KM#29) from South Africa. The coin is 28.3mm in diameter, weighs 11.31 grams and is 80% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.2909 troy ounces. The obverse (front) of the coin has an image of King George VI of Great Britain and the words ...
You are asking about a 2 Shilling (also called a "Florin") coin (KM#29) from South Africa. The coin is 28.3mm in diameter, weighs 11.31 grams and is 80% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.2909 troy ounces. The obverse (front) of the coin has an image of King George VI of Great...
You are asking about a Shilling coin (KM#23) from British West Africa. The coin is made of Nickel-Brass, weighs 5.63 grams and measures 23.5mm in diameter. The obverse (front) of the coin has a portrait of King George VI of Great Britain, with the words "GEORGIVS VI D-G-BRITT-OMN-REX F-D-IND-IMP:" ...
Depends on the denomination, the year and the condition of the coin.
You are asking about a 3 Pence coin (KM#26) from South Africa dated 1942. The coin is 16.5mm in diameter, weighs 1.41 grams and is 80% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.0363 troy ounces. The obverse (front) of the coin has an image of King George VI of Great Britain and the words ...
You are asking about a 1 Cent coin (KM#82) from South Africa. The coin is made of bronze, weighs 3.00 grams and measures 19mm in diameter (the size of a US cent). The obverse (front) bears the coat of arms in the center with "SUID-AFRIKA" (Afrikaans for "South Africa") to the left, "SOUTH AFRICA" to...
There were no One Pond coins produced in South Africa in 1884. There were 318,000 such coins produced in 1894, however. The coin weighs 7.988 grams and is 91.6% gold, giving it an AGW (Actual Gold Weight) of 0.2352 troy ounces. With gold at (as of April 19, 2010) $1,131.40 per troy once, the "melt...
Substantially all were melted - fewer than 10 are known to exist.
You are asking about a Shilling coin from East Africa (KM#31). The coin is 27.8mm in diameter, weighs 7.81 grams and is composed of copper-nickel. The front bears a portrait of King George VI and the words "GEORGIVS SEXTUS REX" (Latin for "George the Sixth, King"). The back bears an image of a lion...
Look for a small letter above the date. Most likely there is nothing there, but it could also have a D or an S. Numismedia lists the following approximate retail values as of 11/2010, although these will change as the price of gold changes. No mint mark (Philadelphia): Very worn condition - ...
You are asking about a 3 Pence coin (KM#26) from South Africa dated 1943. The coin is 16.5mm in diameter, weighs 1.41 grams and is 80% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.0363 troy ounces. The obverse (front) of the coin has an image of King George VI of Great Britain and the words ...
Always buy coins, well known and collected coins such as the American Silver Eagle or the Canadian Maple leaf. They sell for a small premium above spot silver price, but are much easier to liquidate because their silver content is known. The Silver Eagle has numismatic value too, some coins that...
You are asking about the Five Shilling coin issued by South Africa in 1952 in commemoration of the 300th Anniversary of the founding of Capetown. The coin bears a portrait of King George the Sixth (of Great Britain) on the front and and an image of a Schooner in Capetown harbor on the back. The coin...
You are asking about a 2 Shilling coin from South Africa (KM#6). The coin weighs 11.31 grams and is 92.5% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.3364 troy ounces. With silver at US$18.80 per troy ounce (as of May 3, 2010), the "melt value" of this coin is about US$6.32. The obverse...
It's not clear what you mean by "double dated" If you have a quarter, half, or dollar with the double date 1776-1976 it is a Bicentennial celebration coin. These were minted in huge quantities so unless it is a proof coin it its original package, it's only worth face value. If you have a "coin...
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You are asking about a 5 Shilling coin (also called a "Crown") from South Africa (KM#40.1). The coin weighs 28.28 grams and is 80.0% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.7273 troy ounces. With silver at US$18.50 per troy ounce (as of June 1, 2010), the "melt value" of this coin is...
You are asking about the Five Shilling coin issued by South Africa in 1952 in commemoration of the 300th Anniversary of the founding of Capetown. The coin bears a portrait of King George the Sixth (of Great Britain) on the front and and an image of a Schooner in Capetown harbor on the back. The coin...
According to the Standard Catalog of World Coins, US$0.15 in Very Fine condition, US$0.40 in Extremely Fine condition, US$1.50 in Uncirculated condition and US$0.75 in Proof.
You are asking about a 5 Shilling coin from South Africa (KM#31). The coin is 38.8mm in diameter, weighs 28.28 grams and is 80% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.7273 troy ounces. With the price of silver at US$18.72 (as of April 30, 2010), the "melt value" of this coin is US$13...
You are asking about the Five Shilling coin issued by South Africa in 1952 in commemoration of the 300th Anniversary of the founding of Capetown. The coin bears a portrait of King George the Sixth (of Great Britain) on the front and and an image of a Schooner in Capetown harbor on the back. The coin...
"Belgisch Congo" is Dutch for "Belgian Congo" - other BelgianCongo coins have the country written in French ("Congo Belge"), andmany have the name in both languages. The coins no longer have any exchange value (that is, you cannotspend them anywhere), but they do potentially have numismaticvalue....
You would need to know the condition and denomination (farthing, half penny, penny, three pence, six pence, shilling, 2 shilling, or 2 1/2 shilling) of the coin to be able to get an estimated value.
You are asking about a Penny from South Africa (KM#14.3). The coin is made of bronze, measures 30.8mm in diameter and weighs 9.500 grams. The obverse (front) of the coin bears a portrait of King George V and the words "GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR" (Latin for "George the Fifth, King and Emperor"). The...
You are asking about a 5 Shilling coin from South Africa (KM#40.1). The coin is 38.8mm in diameter, weighs 28.28 grams and is 80% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.7273 troy ounces. With the price of silver at US$19.80 (as of May 13, 2010), the "melt value" of this coin is US$14...
You are asking about a 2 Cent coin from Liberia (KM#6). The coin is made of bronze and measures about 26mm in diameter. The front bears a portrait of a woman facing to the left, a small five-pointed star below her, and the words "REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA" surrounding the head. The back has a picture of a...
You are asking about a One Pond coin from South Africa (KM#10.2). There were 137,000 such coins produced in 1898. The coin weighs 7.988 grams and is 91.6% gold, giving it an AGW (Actual Gold Weight) of 0.2352 troy ounces. With gold at (as of May 14, 2010) $1,232.00 per troy once, the "melt value" of...
You are asking about a 2 1/2 Shilling coin from South Africa (KM#7). The coin weighs 14.138 grams and is 92.5% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.4205 troy ounces. With silver at US$19.20 per troy ounce (as of May 14, 2010), the "melt value" of this coin is about US$8.07. The...
You are asking about a 2 1/2 Shilling coin from South Africa (KM#7). The coin weighs 14.138 grams and is 92.5% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.4205 troy ounces. With silver at US$19.20 per troy ounce (as of May 14, 2010), the "melt value" of this coin is about US$8.07. The...
You are asking about a One Shilling coin from Kenya (KM#5). The coin is made of copper-nickel and measures 27.8mm in diameter. The front bears and image of Jomo Kenyatta, the first President of Kenya. The back bears a coat of arms, the words "REPUBLIC OF KENYA" above it, the number "1" and the words...
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From 1961 through 1964 - silver (2.83 grams at 50% pure - 0.0455 troy ounces ASW [Actual Silver Weight]) From 1965 through 1982 - nickel (2.5 grams) From 1990 onward - copper-plated steel (4.5 grams)
You are asking about a 5 Shilling coin (also called a "Crown") from South Africa (KM#40.2). The coin weighs 28.28 grams and is 50.0% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.4546 troy ounces. With silver at US$17.63 per troy ounce (as of Ma7 21, 2010), the "melt value" of this coin is...
You are asking about a 5 Shilling coin (also called a "Crown") from South Africa (KM#41). The coin weighs 28.28 grams and is 50.0% silver, giving it an ASW (Actual Silver Weight) of 0.4546 troy ounces. With silver at US$18.50 per troy ounce (as of June 1, 2010), the "melt value" of this coin is...
You are asking about a Farthing (or 1/4 Penny) coin from South Africa (KM#44). The coin is made of bronze and weighs 2.8 grams. On the front is a portrait of Queen Elizabeth the Second and the words "ELIZABETH II REGINA" (Latin for "Elizabeth the Second, Queen"). On the back is an image of two brids...