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SA Union: Cradock 150th Anniversary

SA Union: Cradock 150th AnniversarySA Union: Cradock 150th Anniversary
Form: Circular
By: ?
Date: 1964
Ref:  Laidlaw: 1027;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
28.5 mmBronzed bronze10.1 gm$12

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Coat of arms of Cradock, ostrich feather on each side, cornucopia crest, with motto on a ribbon below: "PERSEVERANTIA VINCIT". Legend on a raised roughened band: "MUNISIPALITEIT.CRADOCK.MUNICIPALITY."

Reverse: Within a laurel wreath: "CRADOCK (in an arc) / (space) / 1814-1964 (in an arc).

Notes: Cradock is a town in the Eastern Cape Province, founded in 1818. It was named after Sir John Cradock, governor of the Cape from 1811 to 1813.