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5 Shilling - Single Shaft (Crown)

Year: 1892
Coin: 5 Shilling – Single Shaft (CROWN)
Diameter: 38,8mm
Mass: 28,276 grammes
Edge: Milled
Designer: Otto Schultz
Metal Content: Silver 925 / Copper 75
Mintage Figure: 14 000

Obverse

Design: President Paul Kruger
Inscription: ZUID AFRIKAANSCHE REPUBLIEK
Remarks: The design of the crown is identical to that of the half-crown.

Reverse

Design: Z.A.R. Coat of Arms
Inscription: 5 SHILLINGS *1892*
Remarks: The oxwagon is correctly depicted, showing a single shaft and the front wheels are smaller than the rear ones. This coin is known as the ‘Single Shaft’.

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