About Rhodesia Coins
Despite the various names this African country has had since its inception and before officially becoming Zimbabwe. Rhodesian coins represent this intricate history and the whirlwind of British colonialism alongside the wars of Southern Africa, which is why such a wide range of Rhodesian coins available. There are coins on eBay that date all the way back to the 1930s and up to the 1970s. Before Rhodesian independence, sixpences, shillings, florins, and half-crowns all feature either King George or Queen Elizabeth on the front and different aspects of Rhodesian culture and wildlife on the back. After the Independence, gold coins were produced in honor of the event in a very limited amount. Some Rhodesian coins are rarer than others, and they are made from an assortment of materials, such as copper, silver, nickel, and gold. Besides coins, paper bills are also available. Adding a Rhodesian coin to your collection gives you a piece of the tumultuous history of this country.