RSA (Post-1994): Natal Numismatic Society Merit Award

RSA (Post-1994): Natal Numismatic Society Merit AwardRSA (Post-1994): Natal Numismatic Society Merit Award
Form: Circular
By: Gold Reef City Mint
Date: 2017
Ref:  Laidlaw: 1164;
38.5 mmSilver (99,9)

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Within a beaded border round he rim, pair of wildebeests galloping to the left on the open veld, trees and mountains behind. Legend: "THE NATAL NUMISMATIC SOCIETY".

Reverse: With a laurel wreath, incused across: "MERIT AWARD / Presented to / Ian Swanepoel / For Excellent Service to / Numismatics / 22 July 2017" and "99.9Ag" at the bottom.

Notes: Comes inside a presentation case.

Ian Swanepoel is a well known in South African numismatic circles. For many year he served as the secretary of the Natal Numismatic Society. The medal was presented to him at the dinner on the Saturday evening preceding the 2017 Durban Coin and medal Show.