GOLD PROOF NATURA PRESTIGE SET
MeerKAT 7 Array Project
Is an interesting name given to this project with the array dishes gathering information, as meerkats, in a group would do, standing on their hind legs, in alert.
You can also go to the related link below - to see what is currently happening with South Africa's involvement with the SKA, the Square Kilometre Array, which is a global science and engineering project.
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Designed Proof Coins, by NATANYA van NIEKERK. Awarded the Most Beautiful Gold Coin
THE SILVER MEERKAT AWARD TICKEY AS SEEN BELOW
Mintage of Silver Commemoratrive Award Tickey - 500 only
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R100 1oz Gold - Weight: 31.10 grams Diameter: 32.69 mm
R50 1/2oz Gold- Weight: 15.5 grams Diameter: 27.00 mm
R20 1/4oz Gold - Weight: 7.77 grams Diameter: 22.00 mm
R10 1/10oz Gold - Weight: 3.11 grams Diameter: 16.50 mm
In May 2012, the South African Mint attended the 27th Annual Mint Directors Conference which was held in Vienna, Austria, an event which is seen as the Oscars of the Coin industry.
We are proud to announce that the South African Mint was awarded the ultimate prize of the day, the prestigious “Most Beautiful Commemorative Gold Coin” for our 2011 Natura Coin - Meerkat
The 2011 coin series features Nature's Families" and depicts the popular Meerkat family - specific scientific name is Suricata suricatta.
View a short Trailer from National Geographic about Meerkats and their environment .
MEERKATS 3D Follow Klinky and her clan as they take on the challenges of living in the unforgiving Kalahari Desert.