2005 South African 1/4ozt Gold R2, World Heritage Site Series: Mapungubwe
Strike #310 of 1000 from this special limited edition series of R2 coins minted by the South African Mint Company in 2005. This mirror finished proof coin depicts the golden Rhinocerous of Mapungubwe and ancient iron-age gold beads, relics of archaeological and cultural significance from the bygone South African kingdom that once dominated the region.
This Proof specimen coin measures 22mm in diameter and weighs 7.777g with a fineness of .9999 for a net weight of .25ozt pure gold. It is encased in a protective hard plastic holder and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity in the original mint packaging.