The ANCESTOR to the modern-day Krugerrand!
This is a 1960 South African Gold Medal. It celebrates the Golden Jubilee (1910 - 1960) of the Transvaal and Orange Free State Chamber of Mines. It is made of .996 Fine Gold and it weighs 1 Troy Ounce.
There is a beautiful depiction of a pair of springbok antelope grazing on one side and a modern tower building representing the Chamber of Mines on the reverse. This medal was made by the Chamber of Mines which currently issues the present day Krugerrand. This particular medal is in English. A companion medal has the exact same depictions, size and weight, but the legends are in Afrikaans. That companion medal is #52428.
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|Metal Content:||1 troy oz|
|Manufacturer:||South African Mint|