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    WORLD COINS AND MEDALS SOUTH AFRICA - ID: 2429

    Submitter: John Jencek

    Added: 2013-04-30

    Source: IAPN member contribution

    Region: SOUTH AFRICA

    Metal: Gold

    Denomination: 1/2 Pond

    Diameter: 19.2

    Weight: 3.98 g

    WORLD COINS AND MEDALS
    SOUTH AFRICA
    Metal: Gold
    Denomination: 1/2 Pond
    3.98g, 19.2 mm

    South Africa ZAR (Zuid-Afikaansche Republiek) 1895 1/2 Pond. Modern Counterfeit.

    I have seen two of these before. They have the wrong luster and strike compared with other ZAR Gold. There are also repeaters on the coins.
    On the Obverse there are repeaters on the bottom from of the coat as well as two hits that repeat on the face. On the Reverse their are repeaters on the 8 as well as one on the ribbon above the first A of