Frequent question: What is the South African 10c coin made of?

The 10 cent coins minted in South Africa since 2012 are made of copper plated steel. Like the older bronze plated steel coins that they replaced, they feature the arum lily.

What are 10c coins made of?

The coin is made of 75% copper and 25% nickel. It is circular in shape, and has a milled edge. It weighs 2.83 grams and is 19.41 millimetres in diameter. The reverse of the 10 cent coin features an image of a lyrebird.

Which South African coins are made of copper?

The R2 and R1 coins currently in circulation are nickel-plated copper, while the 50c and 20c are bronze-plated steel coins. The manufacturing of the 10c coin, previously minted in bronze-plated steel, has also been changed to copper-plated steel.

Which South African coins are silver?

All except the 1⁄2 and 1 cent coins were in silver. The previous South African farthing coin (¼d) and half-a-crown ( 21⁄2s) were not continued in decimal currency. In addition, two bullion coins with denominations of 1 rand and 2 rand were issued, replacing the gold half-pound and pound coins introduced in 1952.

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How much is an old 10c worth in South Africa?

The old 10c South African nickel coin features the aloe succotrina plant, endemic to Cape Town and the south-western corner of the Western Cape in South Africa. The 10 cents coin has a value equivalent to 0.10 rands.

What animal is on the 10c coin in South Africa?

A 10c coin from the fourth decimal series depicts the Cape honey bee and represents the future of the currency and the SARB.

What animal is on a 10c?

Australian ten-cent coin

Design Male superb lyrebird (Menura novaehollandiae)
Designer Stuart Devlin
Design date 1966

How much is a 1965 10c worth?

Mintage, Worth:

Year Mintage Value, USD
1967 $ 2.17
1966 3.685.000 $ 0.58
1965 29.210.000 $ 0.33

How much is a 1 cent coin worth?


Issuer South Africa
Value 1 Cent 0.01 ZAR = USD 0.00065
Currency Rand (1961-date)
Composition Bronze
Weight 3.0 g

How many cents make a rand?

Each rand is divided into 100 cents. The South African Reserve Bank has the exclusive authority to issue coins and banknotes in the country. Coins range in denomination from 5 cents to 50 rand. Banknotes are denominated in values from 10 to 200 rand.

What is a r1 coin made of?

The 1 rand coin is silver coloured and made from nickel plated copper.

Which r1 coins are silver?

South African Silver One Rand Coins. In 1965, South Africa introduced a 1 Rand coin. From 1965 to 1990 inclusive, these were made of silver, but in 1977, a smaller nickel design was introduced, which was issued concrurrently with the silver coins. The issue of this nickel series also stopped in 1990.

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What is a 1977 1 rand coin worth?

Mintage, Worth:

Year Mintage Value, USD
1980 2.690.000 $ 1.49
1978 12.021.000 $ 0.79
1977 29.871.000 $ 1.22

How many rands is zar1?

Quick Conversions from South African Rand to South African Rand : 1 ZAR = 1 ZAR

R 1 R 1.00
R 5 R 5.00
R 10 R 10.00
R 50 R 50.00

How much is a 1976 10c worth?


Krause number KM# 94
Country South Africa
Denomination 10 cents
Currency rate 0.1 ZAR = 0.007 USD
Year 1976

What flower is on the 10c coin?

The Arum Lily is a distinguished southern African flower. It originally appeared on the 50c coins from 1965-1989. From 1990 onwards it was featured on the 10c coins as part of the country’s 3rd decimal series.