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* Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.  
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* Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
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* Hern, Brian, John Bothma and Hercie Pieterse, ''Hern's Handbook on South African Coins & Patterns,'' Ferndale, South Africa, 2013.
 
* <sup>[1]</sup>Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, ''Heritage Signature Auction 3026, World & Ancient Coins, featuring the RLM Collection, Part Two, the Nogales Collection and the Goetz Medals Die Archive,'' Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.  
 
* <sup>[1]</sup>Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, ''Heritage Signature Auction 3026, World & Ancient Coins, featuring the RLM Collection, Part Two, the Nogales Collection and the Goetz Medals Die Archive,'' Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.  
  

Latest revision as of 23:53, 13 April 2020

Heritage sale 3026, part of lot 25779
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This specimen was part of lot 25779 in Heritage sale 3026 (Long Beach, October 2013), which sold for $199.75. The catalog description[1] noted, "South African assortment: a nice selection of mostly choice 20th-century coins, uncertified and perfect for the collector who likes to make his own grading decisions." In 1960, South Africa withdrew from the British Commonwealth and in 1961 issued all new coins, dropping the bust of the queen for explorer Jan van Riebeek. This type was issued 1953-60 along with a bronze penny (KM 46) and half penny (KM 45). It is common.

Recorded mintage: 1,267,000 plus 1,700 proofs.

Specification: 2.8 g, bronze.

Catalog reference: KM 44.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Hern, Brian, John Bothma and Hercie Pieterse, Hern's Handbook on South African Coins & Patterns, Ferndale, South Africa, 2013.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3026, World & Ancient Coins, featuring the RLM Collection, Part Two, the Nogales Collection and the Goetz Medals Die Archive, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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