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

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: 1960

1960 Silver Union Buildings Five Shillings Obverse

Obverse

1960 Silver Union Buildings Five Shillings Reverse

Reverse

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