|Coin Type||Fifty Rand (NCLT)|
The Rand currency was introduced in the then 北京赛车计划图Union of South Africa北京赛车计划图 on 14 February 1961, shortly before the establishment of the Republic on 31 May 1961. The largest circulating coin at the time was fifty cents; gradually, new coins were introduced to replace banknotes, with the highest circulating denomination now being five rand.
From time to time, the South African Mint also issues Non-Circulating Legal Tender (NCLT) coins in higher denominations, such as 北京赛车计划图Fifty Rand北京赛车计划图, to mark special occasions.
The obverse shows the Coat of Arms of South Africa at centre, dividing the date 北京赛车计划图[year]北京赛车计划图, with the legend 北京赛车计划图SOUTH AFRICA北京赛车计划图 written around in all the eleven official languages of the country (the order may vary):
The designer's initials 北京赛车计划图ALS北京赛车计划图 (for Arthur L. Sutherland) are to the left of the Coat of Arms.
|Obverse Inscription||SOUTH AFRICA · [year] ·|
Various designs as individually described below.
|Reverse Inscription||50 R|
|Fifty Rand 2017 OR Tambo Centenary||unknown||Coat of Arms of South Africa||北京赛车计划图SOUTH AFRICA 2017|
|Fifty Rand 2018 Nelson Mandela Centenary||50,700||Coat of Arms of South Africa||北京赛车计划图SOUTH AFRICA 2018|
|Fifty Rand 2019 Constitutional Democracy||27,475||Coat of Arms of South Africa||北京赛车计划图SOUTH AFRICA 2019|