RSA (Pre-1994): Johannesburg Stock Exchange Marathon

RSA (Pre-1994): Johannesburg Stock Exchange MarathonRSA (Pre-1994): Johannesburg Stock Exchange Marathon
Form: Circular. Uniface.
By: ?
Date: ?
Ref:  Laidlaw: 0098;
38.8 mmBrass28.5 gm$10

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Coat of arms of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange with antelope supporters, lion crest and motto: “PER PACEM AD INDUSTRIA”. Legend on a raised band on left: “JOHANNESBURG STOCK EXCHANGE MARATHON” and on right between stars, top and bottom: “JOHANNESBURGSE EFFEKTEBEURS MARATHON”.

Reverse: Blank

Notes: The first Johannesburg Stock Exchange Marathon was held in 1903 between the cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria, a distance of 50 km. It was next held between 1936 and 1938 and was resuscitated again in 1978 and hes been held annually ever since. The name was changed in 1988 to the City2City Marathon.