The South African Krugerrand Gold Coins one of the world’s oldest and most recognizable gold bullion coins. The purpose of the original issue was to encourage individual ownership of the gold and it was said the krugerrand golds clearly met the objective. The 1 oz gold krugerrand coin – South African are available in Brilliant Uncirculated conditions from the years of our choice.
The Krugerrand is Africa’s premium bullion coin and was first released in 1967. While there are other coins minted on behalf of the African government throughout the continent, Krugerrand is one of the few gold coins to be produced within an African country. Kruger is a combination of the words “Kruger” and “rand,” which refers to a South African currency. It doesn’t get any purer than a genuine Krugerrand in terms of purity.
The South African 1oz Gold Krugerrand Coin is made of 22 karat gold (91 percent pure), with copper making up the rest of the weight. Copper is extremely hardy and gives the Krugerrand an orange tint, similar to crown gold. Each of the Gold Coins has been minted 1 troy oz of pure gold. The year of mintage may vary depending on the availability of the coin on our inventory.
Design of South African 1 oz Gold Krugerrand Coins
The designs on the South African Krugerrand Gold Coins are well-recognized all over the world hence they are easy to trade and liquidate. The South African 1 oz Gold Krugerrand Coins were the first bullion coins issued legal tender status but they do not a face value engraving on them. The 1 oz Gold Krugerrand Coin just like other gold coins features the portrait of Paul Kruger, a former South African president, and liberator, designed by Otto Schultz along with “South Africa” written in Afrikaans and English.
The South African 1 oz Gold Krugerrand Coins on the reverse features Africa’s national animal, a springbok antelope which was created by Coert Steynberg. On the reverse of the coin, the year of minting and gold weight are also depicted.
Main Highlights of 1 oz South African Gold Krugerrand Coin
- Contains 1 troy oz of .9167 fine gold.
- Produced by the South African Mint.
- Legal tender of South Africa
- Each Gold Coins comes in a protective packaging
- Features the depiction of a portrait of Paul Krugger, a former South African president, and liberator, designed by Otto Schultz along with “South Africa” in Afrikaans and English on the obverse.
- Features the depiction of Africa’s national animal, a springbok antelope which was created by Coert Steynberg on the reverse.
Product Specifications: South African 1 oz Krugerrand Gold Coin
|Brand||South African Mint|
|Weight||1 troy oz|