Coin Type Specifications
Region: Zimbabwe
Denomination: 5c
Diameter: 17.04 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Copper [75%] 1.95 (g)
Nickel [25%] 0.65 (g)
Total Mass: 2.6 (g)

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1980-1999 - Great Zimbabwe Bird - 5 Cents
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1980-1999 - Great Zimbabwe Bird - 5 Cents Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 2 Coins
Copper : 3.9 Grams
Nickel : 1.3 Grams
Total Mass : 5.2 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 1.95 g $0.009
Nickel $4.494 $0.308 $0.010 0.65 g $0.006
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $0.015
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 2 Coins: $0.031
- Precious Metal prices updated on 07-25-2024
2 Example Coins Found...


Coin Type Description
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Years Minted: 1980-1999
Mint Marks:
Denomination: 5c
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: Jamesons Red Rock Rabbit sitting left Lettering: 5
Reverse Designer: Jeff Huntly
1980-1999 - Great Zimbabwe Bird - 5 Cent

Zimbabwe 5 cent coins minted when the country attained Independence. The 5 cent coin was struck in cupro-nickel. In 2001, nickel-plated steel replaced cupro-nickel.


ISBN Source: 1440229627, 9781440229626

Weight: 2.600 g.
Metal Composition: Cooper Nickel
Diameter: 17.04 mm
Obverse: Bird statue above date.
Reverse: Hare left, value
Edge: Plain


Zimbabwe 5 Cents

KM# 2
Country Zimbabwe
Years 1980-1999
Value 5 Cents (0.05 ZWD)
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 17 mm
Thickness 1.38 mm
Engravers Barry Stanton (obverse)
Jeff Huntly (reverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Edge Smooth

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