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South Africa Kruger GOLD one pond.

 
 
 
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South Africa  - Kruger gold one pond 1896
From my own collection. Had this since I was 14 years old.
(Which is quite a long time ago!)

Obv:
Bearded bust of President Johannes Paulus Kruger left, legend around.
Lettering: ZUID AFRIKAANSCHE REPUBLIEK
Translation: South African Republic


Rev:
Arms of the South African Republic below denomination and date.
Note: wagon - single shaft.

Lettering:
1 POND * 1896 *
EENDRAGT MAAKT MAGT
Translation: Unity makes strength

1896  mintage 235 000  =  28%

Johannes Paulus Kruger (1825-1904) was a prominent Boer leader against British rule and president of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republic (1883-1902) which later became the Transvaal Colony under British rule and then the Transvaal Province of the Union of South Africa.

In 1994 the Transvaal was split into four provinces: Northern (now Limpopo), Pretoria-Witwatersrand-Vereeniging  (now Gauteng) Eastern Transvaal (now Mpumalanga) and North West Province.


Price: 395 GBP

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