Sixpence, Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, 1897, Gold Reverse
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Sixpence, Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, 1897, Gold

Zuid Afrikaansche Republiek(ZAR), 1897, Sixpence(6D), Gold, President Kruger Series

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The 6P in gold of 1897 is one of the great rarities of South African coinage. A single unique specimen exists.

The piece was kept in the Royle Baldwin collection for approximately 70 years until 2006 and was tightly held until 2015, when it came up for public auction for the first time, selling for $329,000 at Heritage Auctions.

Coin Specifications

Country

Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek(ZAR), South Africa

Year

1897 (1892-1897)

Value

6 Pence, Sixpence, 6D

Metal

Gold

Weight

4.91gm

Diameter

19.30mm

Thickness

1.14mm

Obverse Design

Otto Schultz (unsigned)

Reverse Design

Otto Schultz (unsigned)

Shape

Round

Demonetized

Yes

Obverse

Features the portrait of President Paul Kruger

No lettering

Reverse

Lettering:

Z.A.R

18 6 97

Edge

Reeded

Mintage

 

Mintage

Proof Mintage

1897

1 Known

1 Known

 

Hern ZP8
Material
Gold
Shape
Round
Time
1800s
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