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RSA (Pre-1994): Simon van der Stel Foundation / Kruger’s Farm Boekenhoutfontein

RSA (Pre-1994): Simon van der Stel Foundation / Kruger’s Farm BoekenhoutfonteinRSA (Pre-1994): Simon van der Stel Foundation / Kruger’s Farm Boekenhoutfontein
RSA (Pre-1994): Simon van der Stel Foundation / Kruger’s Farm BoekenhoutfonteinRSA (Pre-1994): Simon van der Stel Foundation / Kruger’s Farm Boekenhoutfontein
Form: Circular
By: Arthur L. Sutherland / J. Buisett / SA Mint
Date: 1973
Ref:  AM2: 430; Laidlaw: 0558;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
63.7 mmSilver91.4 gm$180
62.7 mmB84.2 gm$55

Edge: Plain. The silver medal stamped with the issue number. This medal: "111". Bronze medal unnumbered.

Obverse: Coat of arms of the Simon van der Stel foundation with motto below on a ribbon: “AMOENA SERVATE NOSTRA”. Legend: “STIGTING SIMON VAR DER STEL FOUNDATION”. At the foot,two sprigs of oak signed: “J. BUISSET / 69” below.

Reverse: Farmhouse on Paul Kruger’s farm 'Boekenhoutfontein' near Rustenburg. Signed: “A.L.S.” below the truncation on the left. Legend above: “BOEKENHOUTFONTEIN” and below: “1973”.

Notes: The silver medal issued in a blue case lined with white silk: "SAM" and blue velvet. The bronze medal issued in a similar red case.

It is recorded in AM2 that 200 numbered medals were struck in silver.

The medal commemorates the opening of Kruger's Farmhouse as a museum in 1973.