Lowe 10 Years of Independence

Features

Issuer Bophuthatswana (South Africa)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1987
Value 1 Lowe (1)
Currency Nkwe
Composition Platinum (.9995)
Weight 32.21 g
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 160159
Numista (https://numista.com)
References X# 2
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.

Commemorative issue

10th anniversary of Independence

Obverse

Portrait of Lucas Mangope, President of Bophuthatswana, facing left with legend and date around.

Lettering:
BOPHUTHATSWANA
LOWE 1987
PRESIDENT L.M.MANGOPE

Reverse

Bophuthatswanan Coat-of-Arms with legend and dates around.

Lettering:
1977 KEMONOSI 1987
1 OZ FINE PLATINUM

Edge

Reeded

Comments

(Formerly listed as KM#M2).

Bophuthatswana

Founded: 1977 - Dissolved: 1994

A group of non-contiguous black enclaves located in the north western area of South Africa.
Capital: Mmabatho - Population: 1 382 637
Exportation of platinum was their main source of income.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coins_of_Bophuthatswana

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1987  Proof

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