Coin Type Specifications
Region: Zimbabwe
Denomination: 1c
Diameter: 18.45 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Iron [91%] 2.7118 (g)
Copper [5%] 0.149 (g)
Tin [3%] 0.0894 (g)
Carbon [1%] 0.0298 (g)
Total Mass: 2.98 (g)

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1989-1999 - Great Zimbabwe Bird - 1 Cent
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Zimbabwe - 1989-1999 - Great Zimbabwe Bird - 1 Cent

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This section of Obscure Finds Numismatic Collection is made up of coins from the Zimbabwe region and specializes in 1989-1999 - Great Zimbabwe Bird - 1 Cent coins from coin category 1 Cent . If you are looking for coin facts, numismatic data or simple melt value composition of the Zimbabwe - 1989-1999 - Great Zimbabwe Bird - 1 Cent coin, you can find it here at Obscure Finds.

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1989-1999 - Great Zimbabwe Bird - 1 Cent Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 2 Coins
Iron : 5.4236 Grams
Copper : 0.298 Grams
Tin : 0.1788 Grams
Carbon : 0.0596 Grams
Total Mass : 5.96 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 0.149 g $0.001
Tin $6.619 $0.454 $0.015 0.0894 g $0.001
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $0.002
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 2 Coins: $0.004
- Precious Metal prices updated on 07-23-2024
2 Example Coins Found...


Coin Type Description
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Years Minted: 1989-1999
Mint Marks:
Denomination: 1c
Obverse Design: The Zimbabwe soapstone bird, based on a totem found at the Zimbabwe ruins and now in the National Museum.
Obverse Designer: Barry Stanton
Reverse Design: Garland of leaves of the flame lily, the national flower.
Reverse Designer: Jeff Huntly
1989-1999 - Great Zimbabwe Bird - 1 Cent

Zimbabwe 1 cent coins were minted when the country attained Independence. These coins were issued in 1981 with an obverse impression of a Zimbabwe bird Coins are minted according to demand, so they bear the date of the year of their issue. The one-cent coin was changed from the original bronze to copper-plated steel in 1988.


ISBN Source: 1440229627, 9781440229626

Weight: 2.9800 g.
Metal Composition: Bronze Plated Steel
Diameter: 18.45 mm
Obverse: Bird statue above date.
Reverse: Denomination with wreath. Edge: Plain


Zimbabwe 1 Cent

KM# 1a
Country Zimbabwe
Years 1989-1999
Value 1 Cent (0.01 ZWD)
Metal Bronze plated Steel
Weight 3 g
Diameter 18.45 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Engravers Barry Stanton (obverse)
J. Huntly (reverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
Edge: Reeded

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