1952 Silver George VI Type 2 Five Shillings (5/-)
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
Total Weight (grams): 28.27 grams
Silver Percentage (%): 50%
Silver Content (troy ounces): 0.45 troy ounces of silver.
Year(s) of Minting: 1952