1997 Heart Transplant(R1, 1/10 oz, 24 ct gold)
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R1, South Africa, 1997, Gold - Heart Transplant

1997 R1 Gold Coin - The Proof 1/10 oz 24 carat Gold coin. Limited Edition: 2500

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 This coin commemorated the 30th anniversary of the world's first heart transplant operation led by Dr Chris Barnard in 1967, at the Cape Town Groote Schuur Hospital

Limited Edition: 2500

 

R1 Gold Coin Specifications

 R1 Gold Goin R1(1/10 oz)
Composition 24 Carat Gold
Mass 3.110 gram

Diameter

16.50 mm

Thickness

1.0mm

Edge

Reeded

Reverse

Surgeon working on a heart

Lettering:

1 RAND

1/10 OZ Au 999.9

JS

 Obverse

COA of South Africa

Lettering:

SOUTH AFRICA

1997

ALS

Metal Content Au 999.9
Obverse Artist

Arthur Sutherland(ALS) - left hand side under the COA

Reverse Artist Johan Steyn(JS) - Lower right hand side
Limited Edition 2500

 

 

G24-PC-R1
Material
Gold
Denomination
R1
Shape
Round
Time
1900s
Object
Heart