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South African rand (Swaziland usage only)


Name: South African rand
Defn: 100c=1r
Symbol:
Code: ZAR
Desc:
Units of money:
cent c 1
rand r 100

Users of this currency: Basutoland (48 stamps, 1961-1966), Bechuanaland Protectorate (51 stamps, 1961-1966), Botswana (161 stamps, 1966-1976), Lesotho (271 stamps, 1966-1979), Namibia (82 stamps, 1990-1993), South Africa (2128 stamps, 1961-2019), Bophuthatswana (302 stamps, 1977-1994), Ciskei (241 stamps, 1981-1994), Transkei (349 stamps, 1976-1994), Venda (277 stamps, 1979-1994), South West Africa (365 stamps, 1961-1990), Swaziland (165 stamps, 1961-1991), Tristan da Cunha (11 stamps, 1961) Show with all usages

Denominations used by Swaziland in this currency:
Denom Usages Selected stamps
1/2c 7   2/14/1961 org&blk issue=1961a d=asbestos mine ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-1/2p ... 8/1/1969 issue=1969 d=Lynx caracal
1c 9   1961 ... 4/20/1978 car
2c 9   1961 ... 4/20/1978
2 1/2c 12   2/14/1961 rosered&blk issue=1961a d=Swazi courting couple ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-3p ... 9/6/1968 red&grayblk issue=independence ovpts d=Ceremonial Headdress ovpt=INDEPENDENCE//1968 oc=blk on=1962-2 1/2c
3c 11   1/5/1968 dt=festivals d=the Incwala ... 7/1/1974 issue=75th Anniversary of the Birth of King Sobhuza II d=Sobhuza as student
3 1/2c 9   2/14/1961 redbrn&blk issue=1961a d=Swazi married woman ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-2p ... 6/21/1973 issue=Natural Resources dt=natural resources of Swaziland d=Mpaka coal mines
4c 5   2/14/1961 ultra&blk issue=1961a d=warrior ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-4 1/2p ... 10/9/1974 issue=100th Anniversary of Universal Postal Union d=Post office Lobamba
4 1/2c 1   9/6/1968 issue=independence a d=Cable lift carrying asbestos
5c 9   1961 ... 4/20/1978 grn
7 1/2c 13   4/24/1962 ltbrn&dkbrn issue=1962 d=Rock Paintings ... 3/29/1974 issue=10th anniversary of University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland d=Flags & cap
9c 1   7/1/1974 issue=75th Anniversary of the Birth of King Sobhuza II d=Sobhuza as middle-aged man
10c 10   2/14/1961 grayol&blk issue=1961a d=asbestos mine ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-1sh ... 7/17/1991 bl
12 1/2c 7   2/14/1961 brn&blk issue=1961b d=Swazi courting couple ... 3/29/1974 issue=10th anniversary of University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland d=Kwaluseni Campus
15c 20   4/24/1962 pur&gray issue=1962 d=Swazi married woman (1962) ... 10/9/1974 issue=100th Anniversary of Universal Postal Union d=Mail carried by overhead cable
17 1/2c 1   9/6/1968 issue=independence a d=Worker cutting sugar cane
20c 3   4/24/1962 grn&blk issue=1962 d=malaria control ... 8/1/1969 issue=1969 d=Connochaetes taurinus (1969)
25c 22   2/14/1961 car&grn issue=1961a d=highveld view ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-2sh6p ... 7/17/1991 brn
50c 6   2/14/1961 blgray&vio issue=1961a d=warrior ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-5sh ... 7/1/1974 issue=75th Anniversary of the Birth of King Sobhuza II d=Sobhuza as old man
1r 5   2/14/1961 dlvio&blk issue=1961a d=Swazi married woman ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-10sh ... 8/1/1969 issue=1969 d=Kobus ellipsiprymnus (1969)
2r 5   2/14/1961 turq&blk issue=1961a d=kudu (1956) ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-1lb ... 8/1/1969 issue=1969 d=Giraffa camelopardalis (1969)

Used by 165 stamps of Swaziland: See all uses as list
postage due 1961 1c perf=14
postage due 1961 2c perf=14
postage due 1961 5c perf=14
2/14/1961 1/2c org&blk issue=1961a d=asbestos mine ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-1/2p perf=13x13.5
2/14/1961 1c emer&blk issue=1961a d=highveld view ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-1p perf=13x13.5
2/14/1961 2c redbrn&blk issue=1961a d=Swazi married woman ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-2p
2/14/1961 2 1/2c rosered&blk issue=1961a d=Swazi courting couple ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-3p
2/14/1961 2 1/2c redbrn&blk issue=1961a d=Swazi married woman ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-2p
2/14/1961 3 1/2c redbrn&blk issue=1961a d=Swazi married woman ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-2p
2/14/1961 4c ultra&blk issue=1961a d=warrior ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-4 1/2p
2/14/1961 5c mag&blk issue=1961a d=kudu (1956) ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-6p
2/14/1961 10c grayol&blk issue=1961a d=asbestos mine ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-1sh perf=13x13.5
2/14/1961 25c car&grn issue=1961a d=highveld view ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-2sh6p perf=13x13.5
2/14/1961 50c blgray&vio issue=1961a d=warrior ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-5sh
2/14/1961 1r dlvio&blk issue=1961a d=Swazi married woman ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-10sh
2/14/1961 2r turq&blk issue=1961a d=kudu (1956) ovpt=value oc=blk on=1956-1lb
2/14/1961 1/2c org&blk issue=1961b d=asbestos mine perf=13x13.5
2/14/1961 1c emer&blk issue=1961b d=highveld view perf=13x13.5
2/14/1961 2 1/2c rosered&blk issue=1961b d=Swazi courting couple perf=13x13.5
2/14/1961 10c grayol&blk issue=1961b d=asbestos mine perf=13x13.5
2/14/1961 12 1/2c brn&blk issue=1961b d=Swazi courting couple
8/1/1961 25c car&grn issue=1961b d=highveld view
8/1/1961 2r turq&blk issue=1961b d=kudu (1961)
9/10/1961 2c redbrn&blk issue=1961b d=Swazi married woman
9/10/1961 4c ultra&blk issue=1961b d=warrior
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6/21/1973 15c issue=Natural Resources dt=natural resources of Swaziland d=Weir over Komati river
6/21/1973 25c issue=Natural Resources dt=natural resources of Swaziland d=Experimental rice plantation
9/7/1973 3c issue=5th Anniversary of Independence perf=14
9/7/1973 10c issue=5th Anniversary of Independence d=King Sobhuza II in dress uniform perf=14
9/7/1973 15c issue=5th Anniversary of Independence d=Parliament perf=14
9/7/1973 25c issue=5th Anniversary of Independence d=National Somholo Stadium perf=14
3/29/1974 7 1/2c issue=10th anniversary of University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland d=Flags & cap perf=14
3/29/1974 12 1/2c issue=10th anniversary of University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland d=Kwaluseni Campus perf=14
3/29/1974 15c issue=10th anniversary of University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland d=map of Africa perf=14
3/29/1974 25c issue=10th anniversary of University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland d=Shield of university perf=14
7/1/1974 3c issue=75th Anniversary of the Birth of King Sobhuza II d=Sobhuza as student
7/1/1974 9c issue=75th Anniversary of the Birth of King Sobhuza II d=Sobhuza as middle-aged man
7/1/1974 50c issue=75th Anniversary of the Birth of King Sobhuza II d=Sobhuza as old man
10/9/1974 4c issue=100th Anniversary of Universal Postal Union d=Post office Lobamba perf=14
10/9/1974 10c issue=100th Anniversary of Universal Postal Union d=Mbabane temporary PO 1902 perf=14
10/9/1974 15c issue=100th Anniversary of Universal Postal Union d=Mail carried by overhead cable perf=14
10/9/1974 25c issue=100th Anniversary of Universal Postal Union d=Mule drawn mail coach perf=14
postage due 1/17/1977 1c carrose wmk=mult crown CA diagonal perf=11.5
postage due 1/17/1977 2c wmk=mult crown CA diagonal
postage due 1/17/1977 5c grn wmk=mult crown CA diagonal perf=11.5
postage due 4/20/1978 1c car
postage due 4/20/1978 2c
postage due 4/20/1978 5c grn
postage due 7/17/1991 10c bl perf=15x14
postage due 7/17/1991 25c brn perf=15x14

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