2017 The Heart Transplant R2 Crown Silver Coin

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R 995.00

Our ‘South African inventions’ silver theme was launched in 2016, with the concrete structure the 'dolos' being the first invention to be featured.

The year 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the first successful human-to-human heart transplant, performed by a team of around 30 surgeons – and led by Dr Christiaan Neethling Barnard – in the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town on 3 December 1967.

Product Details:
The reverse of the R2 silver coin crown depicts a human torso and indicates the position of the heart. It also includes the denomination, the words ‘First heart transplant’, and the year 1967. The obverse features the coat of arms of South Africa, the year 2017, and the words ‘South Africa’ in all of our official languages.
Diameter: 38.725mm
Mass: 33.626g
Mintage: 1 000

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