Description: The silver George VI five shillings (5/- or vyf sjiellings), a silver coin consisting of approximately 0.45 troy ounces of silver with a silver purity of 50%, features King George VI on the obverse and a ship (Drommedaris) on the reverse.

Face Value: 5S (Five Shillings or Vyf Sjiellings)

Obverse Image: King George VI (Type 2)

Reverse Image: Drommedaris sailing into Table Bay (commemoration of 300 years since Jan van Riebeeck landed at the Cape) with Table Mountain on background.

Diameter: 38.8 mm

Thickness:  N.A.

Total Weight (grams): 28.27 grams

Silver Percentage (%): 50%

Silver Content (troy ounces): 0.45 troy ounces of silver.

Year(s) of Minting: 1952

1952 Silver George VI Type 2 Five Shillings Obverse


1952 Silver George VI Type 2 Five Shillings Reverse


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