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SA Union: Voortrekker Monument Inauguration: Folk Dancing

SA Union: Voortrekker Monument Inauguration: Folk DancingSA Union: Voortrekker Monument Inauguration: Folk Dancing
Form: Circular, uniface, with brooch pin at the back.
By: Begeer of Holland and minted at the South African Mint
Date: 1949
Ref:  Laidlaw: 0221;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
28.6 mmSilver11.6 gm$12

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Full figure of folk dancing couple, in traditional Afrikaner dress. Maker's mark: "B" below. Legend above: “VOLKSPELE BY INWYDINGSFEES (folk dancing at the inauguration)" and below between stars: “DESEMBER 1949”.

Reverse: South African Mint mark for sterling silver. Attached brooch pin.

Notes: Folk dancing formed part of the celebrations around the opening of the Voortrekker Monument.