2018 South Africa 1/10 oz Gold Reptiles of S. Africa (Padloper)
R 1 Gold Series
5 In Stock
The fourth coin in the Reptiles of South Africa series highlights a speckled tortoise, Padloper. This 1/10 oz Gold coin has a worldwide mintage of 500 coins.
- Contains 1/10 oz of .9999 fine Gold.
- Comes in original packaging and with a certificate of authenticity.
- Mintage of 500 pieces.
- Obverse: Depicts the South Africa Coat of Arms and year of issue. The coat of arms is a series of elements organized in distinct symmetric egg-like or oval shapes placed on top of one another.
- Reverse: Features the Padloper, speckled padloper. The denomination, the metal value and the name of the tortoise are also shown on the reverse.
This tiny tortoise can be distinguished from the other Homopus species by its speckles, and by five toes on its fore feet (unlike many of its relatives, which have four toes on all four feet).