The currency of South Africa is the South African Rand. It's code is ZAR & its symbol is R. According to our data, GBP to ZAR is the most popular SA Rand exchange rate conversion.
The most frequently used banknotes in South Africa Rand are: R10, R20, R50, R100, R200. It's used in: South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia.
The Rand was introduced in 1961, the same year that South Africa became a Republic. In 2012, a whole new series of banknotes was issued featuring the portrait of Nelson Mandela on the obverse and native animals on the reverse.