2002 Robben Island(R2, 1/4 oz, 24 ct gold) - R2 Gold Coin - Robben Island - World Heritage Site, 2002 - “Robben Island”, South A

    2002 Robben Island(R2, 1/4 oz, 24 ct gold)

    R2 Gold Coin - Robben Island - World Heritage Site, 2002 - “Robben Island”, South Africa’s first cultural World Heritage Site was the theme for this 2002 coin

     

    Robben Island was used various times as a prison, hospital and even a military base.  The island host around 70 different bird species, 23 mammal species and various natural vegetation.

     

    Coin Specifications

    Country

    South Africa

    Year

    2002

    Value

    Gold Two Rand, 1/4th Oz Fine

    Metal

    Gold .999 (24 Carat Gold)

    Weight

    7.777gm(1/4 oz fine)

    Diameter

    22.00mm

    Thickness

    1.3mm

    Obverse Design

    Arthur Sutherland(ALS)

    Under Coat of arms - left hand side

    Reverse Design

    MJ Scheepers(MJS)

    bottom, left of island

    Shape

    Round

    Obverse

    COA of South Africa

    Lettering:

    SOUTH AFRICA

    2002

    Reverse

    Aerial view of Robben Island with Table Mountain in the background. On the foreground of the design, the Robben Island Museum logo is depicted in an oval frame.

    Lettering:

    R2

    Edge

    Reeded

    Mintage

     

    Mintage

    Proof Mintage

    2002

    999

    999

      

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