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Obverse of 1936 Shilling
Obverse of 1936 Shilling


Reverse of 1936 Shilling
Reverse of 1936 Shilling

Obverse of 1941 Half Crown
Obverse of 1941 Half Crown

Reverse of 1941 Half Crown
Reverse of 1941 Half Crown

Obverse of 1946 Sixpence
Obverse of 1946 Sixpence

Reverse of 1946 Sixpence
Reverse of 1946 Sixpence

Obverse of 1953 Crown
Obverse of 1953 Crown

Reverse of 1953 Crown
Reverse of 1953 Crown

Southern Rhodesia
Southern Rhodesia was the name of the British colony situated north of the Limpopo River and the Union of South Africa, and known today as Zimbabwe.

Southern Rhodesian Coins
The pound was the currency of Southern Rhodesia. It also circulated in Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland. The pound was subdivided into 20 shillings, each of 12 pence.

DenominationDiameterWeightAlloyActual Silver Content
Sixpence192.830.500 Silver0.0454
Shilling245.660.925 Silver0.1683
Half Crown3214.140.925 Silver0.4205
Crown3828.280.500 Silver0.4546

Denomination = Face Value of Coin
Diameter = Diameter in millimetres

Prices & Availability
All prices on our websites are subject to fluctuation and availability. Please check before ordering.
DateDenomDescriptionMintageGradeAvailPrice £Price $Price €
1936Shilling 1,663,000VFYes£12$18€14
1941Half Crown 1,240,000UncirculatedYes£20$32€24
1946Sixpence 1,600,000 Sold£Ask$Ask€Ask
1953CrownBirth of Cecil Rhodes Centennial124,000EF (marked)Yes£20$32€24

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Fully Insured £9 (Usually by Royal Mail Special Delivery)
USA: Airmail at buyer's risk $10 or
Fully Insured $20
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