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1997 Mrs Ples(R2, 1/4 oz, 24 ct gold)

R2 Gold Coin - Mrs Ples (Plesianthropus - almost human)

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Coin Specifications

Country

South Africa

Year

1997

Value

Gold Two Rand, 1/4th Oz Fine

Metal

Gold .999 (24 Carat Gold)

Weight

7.777gm

Diameter

22.00mm

Thickness

1.3mm

Obverse Design

Susan Erasmsu (SE)

Lower right under the outline of the profile

Reverse Design

Arthur Sutherland(ALS)

Under Coat of arms - left hand

Shape

Round

Obverse

COA of South Africa

Lettering:

SOUTH AFRICA

1997

Reverse

Features the discovery of the Mrs Ples skull at Sterkfontein.  Named Australopithecus Afircanus - Thought to be the ancestor of all mankind.

Lettering:

R2

Edge

Reeded

Mintage

 

Mintage

Proof Mintage

1997

1000

1000