1988 South Africa 1/10 oz Gold Protea Groot Trek ProofPRODUCT ID: 10555
The South African Mint Protea series was initially launched in 1986 with the celebration of the Centenary of Johannesburg. In 1988 the series commemorates 150 years "Groot Trek", the eastward migration of Dutch-speaking settlers from the Cape Colony.
The "Voortrekkers" (settlers) traveled by wagon from the Cape colony into the interior of modern South Africa.
- Contains .10 oz actual Gold weight.
- Limited mintage of only 2,999.
- Third issue of the South African Protea Series.
- Coins will be in Proof condition and delivered in protective packaging.
- Obverse: Depicts a stylized wheel of a wagon and arrows depicting the route of the travels. Legend "GROOT TREK". Purity and denomination both in Afrikaans and English.
- Reverse: Features an African Protea flower, date and legend "SUID-AFRIKA - SOUTH AFRICA".
- Struck at the South African Mint.
Add this beautiful release of the South African Mint Protea series to your collection today!
The Protea series was launched in 1986 and commemorates the country's history and topics such as democracy in South Africa or South African Nobel Laureates.