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veld pond, noun phrase

Plurals:
veld ponde /ˈfelt ˈpɔndə/.
Origin:
Afrikaans, DutchShow more Afrikaans, from Dutch veld field (of battle) + pond pound.
A gold coin minted in 1902 in Pilgrim’s Rest, Transvaal, during the Anglo-Boer War; field pound.
Note:
Less than a thousand of these coins were minted; they are now very rare and much sought after by collectors.
1933 Friend 27 Apr. (Swart)In ‘The Outspan’ of March there appeared a story of the Kruger coinage, in the course of which the writer referred to the ‘veld ponde’.
1983 Gold Jrnl Vol.4 No.18, 5The quality of some of the coins, in particular..one of the Veld ponde and the Sammy Marks gold tickey, is peerless.
A gold coin minted in 1902 in Pilgrim’s Rest, Transvaal, during the Anglo-Boer War; field pound.

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