RSA (Pre-1994): Transvaal Numismatic Society 4th National Convention
|By:||Tommy Sasseen / South African Mint.|
AM2: 408; Laidlaw: 0292;
Plain. Gold medal only stamped with the issue number.
The emblem of the Transvaal Numismatic Society, on a concave field, a high-relief rendition of the Cullinan Diamond on which is superimposed miniatures of four gold coins that circulated in South Africa:
Top:..... Netherlands Ducat 1809 (trade coinage) - Reverse
Left:.... ZAR President Burgers Pond 1874 - Obverse
Right:....ZAR President Kruger Pond 1892-1900 - Obverse
Bottom:.. ZAR Veldpond 1902 - Obverse
Signed: “T.S.” below the diamond on the right.
An oblique view of the Union Buildings and gardens in Pretoria. Signed: “T.S.” below. Below across, a large letter: “4” followed on two lines by: “NATIONAL CONVENTION / NASIOLALE KONVENSIE” and below that: “PRETORIA / 1970”. Legend: “TRANSVAAL.NUMISMATIESE VERENIGING.NUMISMATIC SOCIETY”
Gold, silver and Bronze medals come inside a red oblong case from the S.A. Mint. In gold lettering on the outside of the lid: THE TRANSVAAL NUMISMATIC SOCOETY / DIE TRANSVAALSE NUMISMATIESE VERENIGING / 4 National Convention / Nasionale Konvensie / 1970”.
Silver and bronze medals come individually in a square blue case from the S.A. Mint similarly inscribed on the outside of the lid.