Rhodesia – 1966 – 3 Coins Gold Proof Set – 1 Year Independence

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Description

On November 11, 1966, the Reserve Bank of Rhodesia issued gold coins with denominations of 5 pounds, 1 pound, and 10 shillings to mark the first anniversary of Rhodesia’s declaration of independence.

These coins, produced by the South African Mint in Pretoria, have a fineness of 916.666 thousandths and were produced in the minting quality Proof. The edges of the coins are milled.


Front

A portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II looking to the right and wearing a tiara. Around the portrait is the inscription “Elizabeth the Second”.

Back
5 pound piece: The coat of arms of Rhodesia
1 pound piece: a lion with tusk, which was part of the coat of arms of the former British South Africa Company
10 shilling piece: one sable antelope (Hippotragus niger)

The details

Issuer: Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)

Mint: SA Mint, Pretoria, South Africa

Year of issue: 1966

Value: 5 pounds, 1 pound, 10 shillings

Composition: Gold

Fineness: .916

Minting quality: Proof

Weight:
Five pounds: 39.94 g
One pound: 7.988 g
Ten shilling: 3,99g

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