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¼ Ounce Natura - Elephant

Features

Country South Africa
Period Republic of South Africa (1961-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1996
Value 1/4 Ounce (0.25)
Currency Rand (Gold Bullion Coinage)
Composition Gold (.9999)
Weight 7.78 g
Diameter 22.0 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 202,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Hern# NAT13
Hern's Handbook on South African Coins and Patterns
by Brian Hern
(JD Numismatic Corporation)

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

Three quarter view of mother and baby elephants walking, facing right

Lettering:
NATURA
AM
1/4 OZ Au 999.9

Engraver: Aldrid Minnie

Edge

Fine reeding

Comments

Minted at the South African Mint in Pretoria

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1996  3,740 Proof

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