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SA Union: 25th Aniversary of the Union of South Africa: Burghersdorp

SA Union: 25th Aniversary of the Union of South Africa: BurghersdorpSA Union: 25th Aniversary of the Union of South Africa: Burghersdorp
Form: Circular with attached lug
By: ?
Date: 1935
Ref:  AM2: 219; Laidlaw: 1193;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
31.8 mmBronze15.4 gm$30

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Map of South Africa, naming the four provinces of the Union: "KAAP", "ORANJE VRYSTAAT", "NATAL" and "TRANSVAAL", and showing the boundaries between them.

Reverse: Across: "BURGHERSDORP (in an arc) / 31 MEI 1935 / (line) / TER / HERDENKING AAN DIE / 25 JARIGE BESTAAN / VAN DIE / UNIE VAN / SUID-AFRIKA (in an arc)".

Notes: Burghersdorp (commonly spelt Burgersdorp) is a medium-sized town in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

It is curious, as recorded in AM2, that this is the only known medal which commemorates the silver jubilee of the Union of S.A.