2 Rand, South Africa, 2012, Silver, Reverse, Proof - SOUTH POLE
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R2, South Africa, 2012, Silver - South Pole

2 Rand, South Africa, 2012, Silver, Proof - SOUTH POLE - 100 Year Discovery

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100-Year anniversary of the discovery of the South Pole. 218 Of these coins were struck at the South Pole and bears the mintmark "90°S". These coins are issued in a set of three medallions, each with a different reverse design.

Specifications:

Country

South Africa

Year

2012

Value

2 Rand, S2R, R2, Two Rand

Metal

Silver(0.925, 31.1gm)

Shape

Round

Diameter

38.70mm

Mass

33.626gm

Thickness

3.5mm

Edge

Reeded

Obverse Sinker

ALS(Arthur Sutherland)

Obverse

The South African coat of arms is depicted together with the words "South Africa" written in all official languages and the year 2012

Lettering:

Ningizimu Afrika

Aforika Borwa

Afurika Tshipembe

Afrika Borwa

South Africa

iSewula Afrika

uMzantsi Afrika

iNingizimu Afrika

Suid-Afrika

Afrika-Dzonga

2012

ALS(initials)

Reverse Sinker

LG(Lilian Guerra)

Reverse

The newest development in the history of the South African railway is featured, The Gautrain. Gautrain facing right

Lettering:

1911 - 1912 South Pole Expedition 2011 - 2012

Earth - Physical - Life & Oceanographic Sciences

SANAE (South Africa)

R2

Mintage

1,202

Hern NL33, NL34
Material
Silver
Denomination
R2
Shape
Round
Time
2000s
Object
South Pole