R1, South Africa, Protea 1997, Reverse, Silver - Women of South Africa
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R1, South Africa, 1997, Silver, Protea - Women of South Africa

R1, South Africa, Protea 1997, Silver - Women of South Africa

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Celebration of women.

Coin Specifications

Country

South Africa

Year

1997

Value

1 Rand, R1, One Rand

Metal

Silver(0.925, 13.875gm)

Engraver

Obverse Design: Arthur Sutherland(ALS)

Reverse Design:  Susan Erasmus(SE)

Shape

Round, Reeded

Obverse

Protea cynaroides(King Protea) in full bloom

Lettering:

 SOUTH AFRICA

ALS

1997

Reverse

Frontal view of a woman's face and the harsh South African countryside - Mother Earth, flowing into Sister Moon. To the right the inscription Protea. The inscription is done in different styles of lettering, symbolising the many and often conflicting issues women face in their lives.

Lettering:

Protea

R1

SE

Mintage

4,167 (Mintage)

3,184 (Proof Mintage)

 

Hern Nk329
Material
Silver
Denomination
R1
Shape
Round
Time
1900s
Object
People (man, woman, child, etc)