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Republic of Sudan (1956-1969)

sudan.5milim.1969
Denomination: 5 millimeters
Year indicated on the coin: 1969 - 1389
The coin was made with the years indicated: 1956, 1962, 1966-1969
Metal: bronze
Diameter: 23.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information:  

 

sudan.2kirsh.1962
Denomination: 2 qirsha (ghirsha)
Year indicated on the coin: 1962 - 1381
The coin was made with the years indicated: 1956, 1962
Metal: copper-nickel alloy
Diameter: 17.2 mm.
Edge type: ribbed Relative position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information:

 

sudan.5kirsh.1956
Denomination: 5 qirsh (ghirsh)
Year indicated on the coin: 1956 - 1376
The coin was made with the years indicated: 1956, 1966-1969
Metal: copper-nickel alloy
Diameter: 23.7 mm.
Edge type: ribbed Relative position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: the coin depicts a postman on a running camel; this image is taken from the first Sudanese stamps, which appeared in 1898; this image was invented in 1897 by an amateur artist, Captain Stanton, when the mail was delivered to the regiment where he served by camel instead of a river steamboat, as usual (just at that time, on the instructions of the leadership, Stanton was trying to come up with a sketch of a postage stamp); by 1956, when Sudan achieved independence, "Postman Camel" was a definite symbol of the country and was placed on the first coins and banknotes (
1898 stamp and 1956 banknote)

Democratic Republic of Sudan (1969-1985)

 

 

sudan.5milim.1971
Denomination: 5 millimeters
Year indicated on the coin: 1971 - 1391
The coin was made with the years indicated: 1970, 1971
Metal: bronze
Diameter: 23.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information:

Republic of Sudan (1985-present)

 

 

sudan.1lb.1989 Denomination: 1 pound
Year indicated on the coin: 1989 - 1409
The coin was made with the indication of years: 1989
Metal: steel plated with copper-nickel alloy
Diameter: 26.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: the building of the country's central bank is depicted on the coin; The bank began operations in February 1960.