How much are old South African notes worth?

Where can I exchange old South African notes for cash?

Members of the public will still be able to exchange banknotes at the SARB head office in Pretoria central or through two branches of ABSA. Those wanting to sell Kruger Rands can still do so through the SARB head office in Pretoria.

What can you do with old South African money?

Mutilated/damaged banknotes can be exchanged at a commercial bank branch where a member of the public holds an account. Alternatively they can be exchanged at the SARB Head Office during weekdays.

Is there a market for old bank notes?

It was only in the 1990s that the bank note collecting market began to grow and expand considerably around the world. The market in South Africa, however, is still young and has a long way to go in terms of development.

Are the old R100 notes still accepted?

Convert your leftover withdrawn South African Rand banknotes to cash using our hassle-free online exchange service. These banknotes belong to older series of the South African rand. Issued by the South African Reserve Bank since 1961, these banknotes are still legal tender.

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Do banks buy old money?

When a bill gets too worn, a bank may request that old bills be replaced with new ones. Banks separate out bills that need to be replaced because they are dirty, torn or otherwise damaged. They give these bills to the Federal Reserve Bank for replacement. The Federal Reserve Bank makes its own decision about the bills.

How much cash can you legally keep at home South Africa?

For cash in South African Rand (ZAR), the limit is 25,000ZAR. For combinations of cash in other currencies, the limit is US$10,000 (or equivalent). You should declare any amount higher than this on entry to South Africa.

Does old paper money have value?

Worn bills could be worth $100 or more for $20 bills, $250 or more for $50 bills, $1,000 or more for $100 bills, $2,500 or more for $500 bills, and $2,000 or more for $1,000 bills. Confederate Issues are bills issued during the Civil War (1861-1865). They are typically not sought by collectors.

Where can I sell my old notes?

Old coins and notes are now sold/auctioned on multiple online platforms like OLX, Quikr, eBay, IndiaMart, IndiaMart, Coinbazaar and Quikr are for the Indian market only, while Olx and eBay get international audiences too.

Can I exchange old notes in 2021?

The Bank of England are withdrawing the paper notes from circulation, following the release of the new £20 and new £50 notes in 2020 and 2021. This means that you’ll have to spend them or exchange the notes before the end date, otherwise you won’t be able to use them as legal currency.

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How do you value old currency?

Multiply the weight of the coin by the percentage “fineness” of the coin (the percentage of the coin that is gold or silver). This will establish how much of the precious metal you have to sell. Multiply the result of the first calculation by the current price of the precious metal in the coin.

How is money created in South Africa?

All South African paper money is printed by the South African Bank Note Company (SABN), although the company’s managing director, Peter Gloster, points out “in theory what is produced here is stationery. It only becomes valuable when issued by the Reserve Bank.”

Do banks take old coins South Africa?

Turns out, you can’t. In a statement published on its official Twitter page, the South African Reserve Bank clarified that the 10 cent and 20 cent pieces are still legal tender in South Africa, and can be used as payment for any purchase of good and services.

How much is a 2 rand coin worth?


Krause number KM# 336
Denomination 2 rand
Currency rate 2 ZAR = 0.13 USD
Year 2004-2020
Period Republic of South Africa (1961 – 2022)

Can you still use the old R200 note?

The current situation is simple: Only R200 banknotes issued before 2005 were withdrawn from circulation and are no longer accepted. … “All R200 banknotes that were issued after 2005 remain legal tender and continue to co-circulate with the Mandela banknote series. Business is obliged to accept them,” said the SARB.

Can I sell my coins to Reserve Bank?

The SARB does not sell coins to the public. However, Krugerrands, Protea, and Natura series gold coins as well as a variety of other commemorative coins minted not only in gold can be bought from the SA Mint or an authorised coin dealer (link to SA Mint website with authorised dealers).

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