1994 South Africa Natura Lion Half Ounce Gold Proof Coin
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Lion in profile. Artist: Susan Erasmus. 'SUID AFRIKA SOUTH AFRICA' around and '1994' below.
Lions hunting a kudu bull with 'NATURA' above and '1/2 oz Au 999.9' below. Artist: Linda Loriet.
Proof coin. Struck in 15.55 grams of .9999 gold. Diameter: 27.00 millimetres.
From a mintage of 3,999. Offered inc capsule inside Gold Reef City Mint case with Waterfront Mint certificate of authenticity.
What Are South African Naturas?
The Natura collection from the South African Mint that celebrates South Africa's rich wildlife and natural history. Introduced in 1994, these coins feature designs from top SA coin artists on both obverse and reverse, featuring lions, leopards, lynx, elephants, rhinos, cheetah, buffalo and more. They're available individually and in presentation sets, both in very limited numbers
The series was the first from the SA Mint to be struck in 24-carat (99.99%) fine gold. The famous Krugerrand, by contrast, is composed of 22-carat gold. These proof coins have been offered in four different sizes: 1oz, 1/2oz. 1/4oz and 1/10oz. 999 silver Naturas were introduced in 2019.
In recent years the Natura range has expanded to take in extinct animals with a palaeontology-themed collection featuring dinosaurs and our ancient hominid ancestors, attracting a new audience of collectors to this exciting series.
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