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SA Union: South African College High School Award

SA Union: South African College High School AwardSA Union: South African College High School Award
Form: Circular.
By: ?
Date: ?
Ref:  Laidlaw: 0265b;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
38.4 mmBronze25.2 gm$5

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Coat of arms of the school on a shield with motto on a ribbon below: “SPECTEMUR AGENDO (let us be judged by our actions)”. Legend above: “SOUTH AFRICAN COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL” and below between stops: “CAPE TOWN”.

Reverse: Laurel wreath around space for engraving the details of the recipient.

Notes: The South African College High School is the oldest high school in South Africa, founded in September 1829. It is located in Newlands, Cape Town, at the foot of Table Mountain and Devils Peak.

Between 1880 and 1900 the school expanded into university education. This was separated in 1919 as the University of Cape Town.