1/10 Ounce Natura - Elephant

Features

Issuer South Africa
Period Republic of South Africa (1961-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1996
Value 1/10 Ounce (0.1)
Currency Rand (Gold Bullion Coinage)
Composition Gold (.9999)
Weight 3.11 g
Diameter 16.5 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Round
Number N# 132373
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 201,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Hern# NAT14
Brian Hern, John Bothma, Hercie Peterse; 2017. Hern's Handbook on South African Coins and Patterns 2017/18 (9th edition). Gary Levitan, Ferndale, South Africa.

Commemorative issue

Monarchs of Africa series

Obverse

Depicts a male Elephant's head facing surrounded by the legend and the date

Lettering:
SOUTH AFRICA
1996
ALS

Engraver: Arthur Sutherland

Reverse

A rendition of an Elephant carrying a tree with its trunk and tusks with weight and fineness below

Lettering:
NATURA
JS
1/10 OZ Au 999,9

Engraver: Johan Steyn

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Minted at the South African Mint in Pretoria

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1996  9 014 Proof

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