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Information about mint: South African Mint (Pretoria Mint)

Mint nameSouth African Mint (Pretoria Mint)
LocationCenturion, Gauteng Province
CountrySouth Africa
Dates1892 -
Description

The South African Mint Company (Pty) Limited (SA MINT) is the official mint of the Republic of South Africa with its headquarters in Centurion, Gauteng Province near Pretoria. SA MINT manufactures coins on behalf of the South African Reserve Bank.

Most of the production is of circulation coins and commemorative coins.

The world-famous Krugerrand gold coin has been minted here since 1967. From 1996, the Mint has operated a retail outlet and museum at Centurion, Gauteng.

Web sitehttp://www.samint.co.za/
Known mint marks of South African Mint (Pretoria Mint):
Letters SA

Letters SA.

Located:
- on the obverse of gold Sovereigns of the St George type: on the ground, below the horse's hoof and above the centre of the date

No mint mark

On some coins, the Pretoria Mint did not have a mint mark.

18 coins minted at South African Mint (Pretoria Mint):
CountryCoinMintageMint mark
United Kingdom Sovereign 1923 719 (719) Letters SA
United Kingdom Half Sovereign 1923 (Proof only) 655 (655) Letters SA
United Kingdom Sovereign 1924 3,184 (3184) Letters SA
United Kingdom Sovereign 1925 6,086,264 (6.1 million) Letters SA
United Kingdom Half Sovereign 1925 946,615 (946615) Letters SA
United Kingdom Sovereign 1926 11,107,611 (11.1 million) Letters SA
United Kingdom Half Sovereign 1926 806,540 (806540) Letters SA
United Kingdom Sovereign 1927 16,379,704 (16.4 million) Letters SA
United Kingdom Sovereign 1928 18,235,057 (18.2 million) Letters SA
United Kingdom Sovereign 1929 12,024,107 (12.0 million) Letters SA
United Kingdom Sovereign 1930 10,027,756 (10.0 million) Letters SA
United Kingdom Sovereign 1931 8,511,792 (8.5 million) Letters SA
United Kingdom Sovereign 1932 1,066,680 (1.1 million) Letters SA
New Zealand Two Dollars 1997 1,000,000 (1.0 million) No mint mark
New Zealand Two Dollars 1998 6,000,000 (6.0 million) No mint mark
New Zealand Five Cents 1998 8,000,000 (8.0 million) No mint mark
New Zealand Two Dollars 1999 5,052,000 (5.1 million) No mint mark
New Zealand Five Cents 1999 25,040,000 (25.0 million) No mint mark