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Coin - 2 & 1/2 Shillings, South Africa, 1895 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14580

2 & 1/2 Shillings, Issued by Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, South Africa, 1895
Minted by National Bank of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek Pretoria Mint
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.070 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: second boer war 1899-1902, british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: South Africa
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1895 AD
Denomination: 2 & 1/2 Shillings
Obverse Description: Draped bust of Paulus Kruger facing left; around, ZUID AFRIKAANSCHE REPUBLIEK
Reverse Description: Arms of the Republic in a circular frame (the wagon has a single shaft), surrounded by flags and with an eagle with wings spread above; below incuse on ribbon, EENDRAGT MAAKT MAGT; around above, 2 1/2 SHILLINGS 1895
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: National Bank of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, South Africa, 1895
Mint: National Bank of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek Pretoria Mint, South Africa, 1895
Person Depicted: President Paul Kruger, South Africa, 1895
References: KM#7
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006

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