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RSA (Pre-1994): Republic of South Africa Tenth Anniversary

RSA (Pre-1994): Republic of South Africa Tenth AnniversaryRSA (Pre-1994): Republic of South Africa Tenth Anniversary
RSA (Pre-1994): Republic of South Africa Tenth AnniversaryRSA (Pre-1994): Republic of South Africa Tenth Anniversary
Form: Circular.
By: Tommy Sasseen (obv) & Coert L. Steynberg (rev) / South African Mint
Date: 1971
Ref:  AM2: 416; Laidlaw: 0154;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
38.3 mmSilver27.0 gm$35
38.1 mmBronze23.3 gm$12

Edge: Plain. No marks on silver medal.

Obverse: Coat of arms of the Republic of South Africa. To the left running vertically downwards: “1961, and to the right: “1971”. Signed: “T S” below right.

Reverse: Stylised depiction of a man striving upwards on a wave. Signed: “C L S” above the wave. In an arc above and to the right: “GROEI – GROWTH”

Notes: The silver medal issued inside a red leather case lined with white silk and red velvet. Coat of arms of the Republic In gilt on the outside of the lid and: "1961 (left) and 1971 (right)". On the inside: "SAM".