SA Union: Paul Kruger Uniface Plaque

SA Union: Paul Kruger Uniface PlaqueSA Union: Paul Kruger Uniface Plaque
Form: Circular. Cast uniface.
By: ?
Date: 1938(?)
Ref:  Laidlaw: 0474;
72.1 mm (obv) 75.7 mm (rev)White Metal128 gm$35

Edge: Plain. Thickness at edge 12.1 mm. Thickness at bust 16.1 mm.

Obverse: Within an incuse beaded border, in very high relief, bust of Kruger wearing jacket, left. Legend: "ZUID AFRIKAANSCHE REPUBLIEK".

Reverse: Blank.

Notes: The plaque is tapered with the obverse diameter 3.6 mm less than the reverse diameter, presumably to make it easier to remove from the casting mold.

It is probable that the plaque was made in 1938 as part of the Voortrekker Centenary celebrations.