2 Shilling South Africa Silver Paul Kruger (1825 - 1904)

Your help is needed! Improve description
Denomination:
Metal:
State:
South Africa             
Issue year(s):
1896

Catalog reference:

1897, South African Republic (ZAR). Nice Silver 2 Shillings Coin. VF-XF!

Mint Year: 1897
Reference: KM-6.

Mintage: 148,000 pcs.
Denomination: 2 Shillings
Material: Sterling Silver (.925)
Diameter: 27.4mm
Weight: 11.26gm

Obverse: Bearded bust of Paul Kruger as President left.

Reverse: Round coat-of-arms within foliagee. Rose, flanked by sprays below.
Coat-of-arms details: Anchor shield, lion, soldier and a cart with a single shaft.
Legend: ZUID AFRIK. REPUB. 1897 * 2 SHILLINGS *

The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, or ZAR), often informally known as the Transvaal Republic, was an independent Boer-ruled country in Southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century. Not to be confused with the present-day Republic of South Africa, it occupied the area later known as the South African province of Transvaal. The ZAR was established in 1852, and was independent from 1856 to 1877, then again from 1881 to 1900 after the First Boer War, in which the Boers regained their independence from the British Empire.

In 1900 the ZAR was annexed by the United Kingdom during the Second Boer War although the official surrender of the territory only took place at the end of the war, on 31 May 1902. In 1910 it became the Transvaal Province of the Union of South Africa.

The first president of the South African Republic was Marthinus Wessel Pretorius, elected in 1857, son of the famous Voortrekker leader Andries Pretorius, who commanded the Boers to Victory at the Battle of Blood River.

The capital was established at Pretoria (founded 1855), though for a brief period Potchefstroom served as the seat of government. The parliament, the Volksraad, had 24 members.

type to read more
Some description in:       Русский

 

7 coins in the group
2

Collections: Add to Basket (1037 X 501pixels, file size: ~115K)
Posted by: anonymous  2014-08-10
CoinWorldTV 1897, South African Republic (ZAR). Nice Silver 2 Shillings Coin. VF-XF! Mint Year: 1897 Reference: KM-6. Condition: VF-XF! Mintage: 148,000 pcs. Denomination: 2 Shillings Material: Sterling Silver (.925) Diameter: 27.4mm Weight: 11.26gm Obverse: Bearded bust of Pa ...

Collections: Add to Basket (1125 X 420pixels, file size: ~110K)
Posted by: anonymous  2014-04-28
SOUTH AFRICA 1897 2 Shillings Silver UNC

Collections: Add to Basket (1125 X 420pixels, file size: ~110K)
Posted by: anonymous  2014-03-10
SOUTH AFRICA 1897 2 Shillings Silver UNC

Collections: Add to Basket (1005 X 472pixels, file size: ~118K)
Posted by: anonymous  2014-02-04
CoinWorldTV 1895, South Africa (Republic). Nice Silver 2 Shillings Coin. VF-XF! Mint Year: 1895 Reference: KM-6. Mintage: 150,000 pcs. Denomination: 2 Shillings Condition: Light marks in fields, otherwise XF! Material: Sterling Silver (.925) Weight: 11.23gm Diameter: 30mm Obve ...

Collections: Add to Basket (805 X 400pixels, file size: ~68K)
Posted by: gcoins  2010-08-24
ЮАР 2 шиллинга (1896 г.) Серебро Номер по Краузе КМ#6, 925-я проба, 11,31 г.

Collections: Add to Basket (805 X 400pixels, file size: ~72K)
Posted by: gcoins  2010-08-24
ЮАР 2 шиллинга (1894 г.) Серебро Номер по Краузе КМ#6, 925-я проба, 11,31 г.

Collections: Add to Basket Sold for: $30.0
Info: http://www.sixbid.com/browse.html?auction=2035&category=41667&lot ...
BRITISH COINS, George VI (1936-1952), Crown, 1937, Halfcrowns (3), Florin, Shillings (3), Sixpence, Threepences (5), Penny and Threepence; Elizabeth II, Crowns (3), Halfcrown, Fifty-Pence and Nic ...

Collections: Add to Basket Sold for: $210.0
Info: http://www.sixbid.com/browse.html?auction=2346&category=46565&lot ...
BRITISH COINS, MISCELLANEOUS, Charles II, Silver Twopence, 1679; William III, contemporary forgery of a Shilling, first bust, 1696, Silver Sixpences (2), first bust, date illegible, large crowns ...

Collections: Add to Basket Sold for: $507.0
Info: http://www.sixbid.com/browse.html?auction=2529&category=52948&lot ...
WORLD COINS, SOUTH AFRICA, ZAR, Kruger, Silver Halfcrowns (9), Florins (17), Shilling, Sixpence and Threepence, 1892-1897 (KM 3, 4, 5, 6 7). Generally fine to very fine, a few better. (29) £250-350
You may be interested in following coins
1 Sixpence South Africa Silver George V of the United Kingdom (1865-1936)
1 Sixpence South Africa Silver George V ...
group has   6 coins / 6 prices
2 Shilling South Africa Silver George VI (1895-1952)
2 Shilling South Africa Silver George VI ...
group has   8 coins / 8 prices
1 Shilling New Zealand Silver George VI (1895-1952)
1 Shilling New Zealand Silver George VI ...
group has   38 coins / 37 prices
2017-06-11 - Historical Coin Prices
1 Escudo Costa Rica Gold
Coin prices from public sources
Details
2017-05-30 - Historical Coin Prices
1 Thaler Holy Roman Empire (962-1806) Silver Ferdi ...
Coin prices from public sources
Details
You may be interested in ...
Market
Dynasty tree and coins
Check yourself!

Coin Puzzle
Coins Prices