Boer Prisoner of War bank notes used at Green Point Camp
(Capetown Race Course)

A set of 4 currency notes or "good-fors" produced by the POW Camp Manager for use by Boers incarcerated at the Green Point Track (Cape Town racecourse today). They were only to be used for purchases in the prison canteen. Good fors were also issued for use at the POW camp at Bellevue (Simonstown)

The 4 values were 1/-, 2/-, 5/- grey and 5/- bistre-brown.

The set of four notes held by the Balson Holdings Family Trust are uncirculated
(reverse is blank).

Value in 2005: Very rare - valued at about US$100 each. Rarely seen on auction.

Pres Burgers
[1872: Zuid Afrikaansche Republiek (ZAR) £1 Note] [1874: Coarse Beard Burgers Pond] [1874: ZAR Patterns]

Pres Paul Kruger

[1892 Double Shafted Coins] [1892 - 1900: ZAR Paul Kruger Coins] [OFS Postal Notes]
[1900 Pretoria Bank Notes] [1901 Pietersburg Bank Notes] [1902 Te Velde Bank Notes]
[Boer POW notes]
[1902: Veld Pond] [ZAR Coins tampered with by Boer and British Prisoners of War (POWs)]

Boer War Siege notes and exonumia
 [1893 Bechuanaland Border Police Coins] [1899- 1900: Mafeking Siege Notes and Newspaper Siege Slips]
[1900 Marshall Hole Bulawayo Card Currency]

Miscellaneous Exonumia
[Who is Paul Kruger] [Title Deeds signed by Kruger] [Lord Roberts' proclamation of Kruger's desertion - Sept 1900]
[Contemporary Books on Boer War] [Kruger's Unique Family Photo] [Other Boer Coins & Medallions]

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