1960 Silver Union Buildings Five Shillings (5/-)
Description: The silver Union Buildings 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 the Union Buildings on the obverse and a shield (part of the Coat of Arms of the Union of South Africa) on the reverse.
Face Value: 5S (Five Shillings or Vyf Sjiellings)
Obverse Image: Union Buildings
Reverse Image: Shield (part of the Coat of Arms of the Union of South Africa).
Diameter: 38.8 mm
Total Weight (grams): 28.27 grams
Silver Percentage (%): 50%
Silver Content (troy ounces): 0.45 troy ounces of silver.
Year(s) of Minting: 1960