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Coin Blank - 1 Pond, South Africa, 1900 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14570

1 Pond coinage blank, Issued by Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, South Africa, 1900
Minted by National Bank of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek Pretoria Mint
Statement Of Significance:
Partly prepared blank from the Mint of the National Bank of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek. When the British occupied Pretoria in 1900 the Boers removed them from the mint as they departed and used them for payments, they were called "naked pounds". The British closed the mint after they took control.
Further information: http://www.samint.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=17&Itemid=66
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 22 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.960 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, second boer war 1899-1902, british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1902, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: South Africa
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek
DateEra: 1900 AD
Denomination: 1 Pond
Obverse Description: Blank
Reverse Description: Blank
Edge Description: Plain with raised rim
Shape: round
Material: Gold
Issued By: National Bank of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, South Africa, 1900
Mint: National Bank of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek Pretoria Mint, South Africa, 1900
  1. [Book], Jerome Remick, British Commonwealth Coins, Regency Coin and Stamp Co. Ltd., Winnipeg, 1971, 515 Pages

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