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To mark the SARB’s 100-year history, a commemorative circulation R5 coin was issued, similar to the R5 coin issued to celebrate the Bank’s 90th birthday. This coin depicts significant moments in the Bank’s history, from the iconic Tickey to the future of the currency.
The SARB’s centenary year was celebrated by publishing a coffee table book, which is an informative exposition of the SARB’s journey and role in South African life over the past century. To access the electronic copy, click here.
Explore, play and learn about the South African banknotes and coin with the new SARB Currency App.
Learn about the security features of our banknotes and coin, about what we do and play the game to enhance your knowledge and skills.