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Wildlife Society 50th Anniversary Silver Gilt Medallion Set (24 medallions in original box)     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S1775
Period: Elizabeth II
Year: 1976-1978
Silversmith:
Place: Cape
Price: $ 780.00
Weight: 876 grams
Dimensions: 4.5 cm diameter
Condition: Excellent. Original box also good condition, full working order.

Description: A set of 24 gilded sterling silver medallions, produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wildlife Society of Southern Africa. The medallions are all in perfect condition, and are beautifully engraved, these are extremely high quality. Each weighs 36.5 grammes, has a proof like finish and is gold plated sterling silver. The complete set comes in original wooden box with red leather top and velvet and silk lined interior. The medallions depict 24 different South African wild animals including: baboon, buffalo, cheetah, crocodile, elephant, fish eagle, giraffe, green mamba, hippopotamus, hyena, impala, jackal, kudu, leopard, lion, oryx, rhinoceros, sable antelope, secretary bird, vervet monkey, warthog, waterbuck, wildebeest, and zebra. The reverse depicts the emblem of the Wildlife Society, a stylised sable antelope, surrounded by "ANNIVERSARY 50 HERDENKING". Each medallion also carries 4 hallmarks, "ET+, STG, antelope head, date letter C, being South African sterling hallmarks made by Africana Mint. The medallions were issued one per month between July 1976 and June 1978, and were limited to 10000 sets. Note - As the box is large and weighs over 1.4 kilogrammes, it will incur additional postage costs. We are happy to ship the 24 medallions without box if so desired).
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