Gold Plated Silver Medallion Set – SA Wildlife Society 50th Anniversary – Mintage 10000 :
ISSUED BY THE AFRICANA COMMEMORATIVE MINT
SA Wildlife Society 50th Anniversary
Gold Plated STG Silver Medallion Set
Mintage of 10 000 sets
Total weight is +/- 888,8 grams Diameter is 45 mm each
In Presentation box
Southern African animals on the obverse face of the medallions:
1. Baboon 2. Buffalo 3. Cheetah 4. Crocodile 5.) Elephant 6. Fish Eagle 7. Giraffe 8. Green Mamba 9. Hippopotamus 10. Hyena 11. Impala 12. Jackal 13. Kudu 14. Leopard 15. Lion 16. Oryx 17. Rhinoceros 18. Sable Antelope 19. Secretary Bird 20. Vervet Monkey 21. Warthog 22. Waterbuck 23. Wildebeest 24. Zebra.
On the reverse of each medallion is a stylised Sable Antelope, the emblem of the Wildlife Society. Legend: “ANNIVERSARY 50 (larger letters at the top) HERDENKING” with an ornament at the foot. Stamped with the gilded sterling silver mark of the Africana Commemorative Mint.
These medals are gold plated sterling silver and the issue is limited to 10,000 sets only. One medal was issued each month between July 1976 and June 1978
The set comes inside a wooden case, with maroon leather on the outside of the lid. Gold Foiled inside lid THE WILDLIFE SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA” “50TH ANNIVERSARY MEDALLION SET” below that