R2, South Africa, 2016, Silver, UNESCO West Coast Biosphere - Fossil reverse
    R2, South Africa, 2016, Silver, UNESCO West Coast Biosphere - Fossil obverse
    R2, South Africa, 2016, Silver, UNESCO West Coast Biosphere - Fossil reverse
    R2, South Africa, 2016, Silver, UNESCO West Coast Biosphere - Fossil obverse

    R2, South Africa, 2016, Silver, UNESCO West Coast Biosphere - Fossil

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    R2, South Africa, 2016, Silver, Unesco West Coast Biosphere - Fossil

     

    UNESCO: Man and the Biosphere series (part of the UNESCO World Heritage International Coin Program). Consists of the Fossils of the West Coast and People of the West Coast designs.

    Specifications:

    Country

    South Africa

    Year

    2016

    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

    MD(MD Mothobela)

    Obverse

    A map of South Africa highlighting the position of the Cape West Coast Biosphere Reserve in the Western Cape province.

    Lettering:

    SOUTH

    AFRICA

    2016

    ATLANTIC

    OCEAN

    N E S W

    Western Cape

    MD(initials)

    Reverse Sinker

    MJS (MJ Scheepers)

    Reverse

    Pre-historic scene showing an African Bear (Agriotherium africanum) and one of the three African Elephant fossils (Anancus capensis) found in the area.

    Lettering:

    R2

    UNESCO

    MJS(Initials)

    CAPE WEST COAST

    biosphere reserve

    1 oz Ag 925 Cu 75

    Mintage

    114


    Comes in original packaging with a certificate of authenticity.

    Material
    Silver
    Denomination
    R2
    Shape
    Round
    Time
    2000s

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