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Metal emalangenis, lilangenis and cents - modern coins of Swaziland

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  • Swaziland, Kingdom
  • Lilangenis
  • Mbabane
  • of 17 200 sq. km
  • SiSwatis (state), English (state)
  • SZ (SWZ) 748

Kingdom Swaziland Monetary unit is lilangenis (in plural - emalangenis), a component of 100 cents. In the cash circulation there are coins of denomination 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cents, 1 lilangenis and 2, 5 emalangenis. Coins almost all nominal values have some modifications having the status of a lawful legal tender.

Obverses of coins of denomination 1, 2, 10, 20 cents, 1 lilangenis and 2 emalangenis are decorated by a portrait of king Msavati III who are 67th son of king Sobhu-zy II on which the head of the king is decorated by three pens inserted into a hairdress. The similar plotting is seated on a reverse of coins of denomination 50 cents and 5 emalangenis. On all coins under a portrait of the king there is an inscription SWAZILAND.

On a reverse of a coin in nominal value of 5 cents the orchid is represented, the coin back in 10 cents is decorated by the plotting of runaways of a sugar cane, on the back of 20 cents the plotting of a head of an elephant is seated. On a reverse of a coin in nominal value 1 lilangenis the portrait of the native, on 2 emalangenis - an orchid flower is represented. The obverse of coins in nominal value of 50 cents and 5 emalangenis decorates the arms of Swaziland representing a native board of the oval form on which 3 spears are represented, over a board the burlet and two fans are possessed, as chargers the lion and an elephant act.

Nominal value: 1 cent
Stamping: 1986
the Material: the Copper-plated steel
the Note: Pineapple
the Obverse 1 cent of Swaziland the Reverse 1 cent of Swaziland
Nominal value: 5 cents
Stamping: 2002
the Material: the Nickel-plated steel
the Note: the Orchid
the Obverse of 5 cents of Swaziland the Reverse of 5 cents of Swaziland
Nominal value: 1 lilangenis
Stamping: 1981
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note: the Native
the Obverse 1 lilangenis of Swaziland the Reverse 1 lilangenis of Swaziland

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