¼ Ounce Natura - Elephant


Issuer 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 ↑↑
Number N# 134740
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References KM# 202,
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# NAT13
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


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


Engraver: Arthur Sutherland


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

1/4 OZ Au 999.9

Engraver: Aldrid Minnie


Fine reeding


Minted at the South African Mint in Pretoria

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1996  3 740 Proof

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