1 Ounce Natura - Elephant

Features

Issuer South Africa
Period Republic of South Africa (1961-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1996
Value 1 Ounce (1)
Currency Rand (Gold Bullion Coinage)
Composition Gold (.9999)
Weight 31.1 g
Diameter 32.69 mm
Shape Round
Number N# 134744
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 204,
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# NAT11,
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.
Hern# NAT15
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

NOTE: variety with ECW mintmark left of trunk

Lettering:
SOUTH AFRICA
1996
ALS

Engraver: Arthur Sutherland

Reverse

Herd of four elephants drinking at river

Lettering:
NATURA
1 OZ Au 999.9
BH

Engraver: Brian Hartland

Edge

Finely reeded

Comments

Minted at the South African Mint in Pretoria

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1996  4 472 Hern#NAT11; Proof
1996 ECW 300 Hern#NAT15; Proof

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