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SA Union: Second World War Peace Celebration

SA Union: Second World War Peace CelebrationSA Union: Second World War Peace Celebration
SA Union: Second World War Peace CelebrationSA Union: Second World War Peace Celebration
Form: Circular
By: E. Naylor / South African Mint
Date: 1945
Ref:  AM2: 271; Laidlaw: 0192;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
32.1 mmSilver16.8 gm$22
32.0 mmBronze15.2 gm$10

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Coat of arms of the Union of South Africa with motto: "EX UNITATE VIRES". Below right: "S.A.M.". On a raised band, legend on left: "UNIE VAN SUID-AFRIKA" and on the right between stops: "UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA".

Reverse: Within a laurel wreath tied at the bottom with a ribbon, dove in flight to the left with olive branch in beak. Below, staggered on two lines: “1939 / 1945”. The silver medal stamped: “.925” at the foot.

Notes: Comes inside a square cardboard box.