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South Africa 1 POND (Een) 1898 Gold Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek
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Description: South Africa POND (Een)1898 Gold Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek

KM# 10.2

7.9880 g., 0.9160 Gold 0.2352 oz. AGW Rev: Single shaft wagon tongue

 

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The Republic of South Africa, located at the southern tip of Africa, has an area, including the enclave of Walvis Bay, of 472,359 sq. mi. (1,221,040 sq. km.). Capitals: Administrative, Pretoria; Legislative, Cape Town; Judicial, Bloemfontein. Portuguese navigator Bartholomew Diaz became the first European to sight the region of South Africa when he rounded the Cape of Good Hope in 1488, but throughout the 16th century the only white men to come ashore were the survivors of ships wrecked while attempting the stormy Cape passage. Jan van Riebeeck of the Dutch East India Company established the first permanent settlement in 1652. In subsequent decades additional Dutch, German and Huguenot refugees from France settled in the Cape area to form the Afrikaner segment of today's population. Great Britain captured the Cape colony in 1795, and again in 1806, receiving permanent title in 1814. To escape British political rule and cultural dominance, many Afrikaner farmers (Boers) migrated northward (the Great Trek) beginning in 1836, and established the independent Boer Republics of the Transvaal (the South African Republic, Zuid Afrikaansche Republic) in 1852, and the Orange Free State in 1854. British political intrigues against the two republics, coupled with the discovery of diamonds and gold in the Boer-settled regions, led to the bitter Boer Wars (1880-81, 1899-1902) and the incorporation of the Boer republics into the British Empire. On May 31, 1910, the two former Boer Republics (Transvaal and Orange Free State) were joined with the British colonies of Cape of Good Hope and Natal to form the Union of South Africa, a dominion of the British Empire. In 1934 the Union achieved statusas a sovereign state within the British Empire. South African coins and currency bear inscriptions in tribal languages, Afrikaans and English.

RULER

British, until 1934

MONETARY SYSTEM

Until 1961

12 Pence = 1 Shilling

2 Shillings = 1 Florin

20 Shillings = 1 Pound (Pond)

ZUID-AFRIKAANSCHE REPUBLIEK

Beware of counterfeit double shafts. Aside from there being two shafts on the wagon in the coat of arms (reverse), the two wheels of the wagon must be the same size. On single-shaft wagons,the rear wheel is noticeably larger than the front wheel.

REPUBLIK Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek

MONETARY SYSTEM

12 Pence = 1 Shilling

20 Shillings = 1 Pond

Beware of counterfeit double shafts. Aside from there being two shafts on the wagon in the coat of arms (reverse), the two wheels of the wagon must be the same size. On single-shaft wagons, the rear wheel is noticeably larger than the front wheel

 

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