The history behind the South African Mint’s Silver Crown and Tickey of 2019 is one of the most interesting stories you will encounter.
The theme of 2019 is Polymer Putty.
Polymer Putty is no ordinary putty and after humble beginnings it would eventually end up on the moon.
George Montague Pratley founded Pratley in a garage in Hillbrow in 1948 and quickly grew to an impressive business. Polymer Putty was used in several space probes and missions and holds a special place in South Africa history.
Read more about this fascinating subject here.
The Set will definitely be on every coin collector’s list next year.