Gold Pond South African Republic Kruger 1896


Product Code:JFTJ0608

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Heading: Gold pond – South African Republic Kruger

Denomination: Gold South African 1 Pond

Period: Under Presidency of Johannes Kruger

Date: 1896

Origin: Pretoria mint. South Africa

Condition: AF. wear to details

Obverse: Bearded bust of Kruger. left. legend around

Reverse: Arms of the South African Republic. denomination and date around   

Size and Weight: 22mm. 7.9g

References: KM#10

Features and Provenance: During the 1890’s a gold rush in South Africa resulted in precious metals flooding into the region. Johannes Paulus Kruger. the president at the time. took advantage of this and the region became a world leader in coin production and the economy boomed. The Pond was struck to the same specifications as the British Sovereign. equalling 20 shillings. and later became known as the now famous Krugerrand.

Condition Summary. This varies with the age of coin and there are grades between

Uncirculated (U). As struck with no traces of wear

Extremely Fine (EF). Very slight traces of wear. all parts of legend etc present. visible and clear

Very Fine (VF). Some signs of wear on the higher parts of the relief. all parts of legend etc present. but maybe worn

Fine (F). Wear on the coin and parts of legend etc may be missing or not visible


Additional information

Weight50 g


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