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Description

First minted in 1967 to help South Africa market its gold the Krugerrand Coin grew to become a highly demanded product worldwide. It is produced by the Rand Refinery in Germiston, a city in the East Rand of Gauteneng in South Africa. The name itself is a combination of "Kruger" (a past president of South Africa) and "Rand", the South African currency. The Krugerrand is minted from a more durable copper-gold alloy often referred to as "crown's gold" because of its use in English gold sovereigns, among others. It is 91.67% (22 karat) gold and 8.33% copper. The total weight of the coin is 1.0909 troy ounces (33.93 grams) and is therefore still 1 ozt (31.1035g) of pure gold.

The Krugerrand is one of the most popular gold bullion coins in the world, having accounted for around 90% of the global gold coin by 1980. This coin is synonymous with quality and reliability.

Add some history to your collection with the purchase of a 1 oz 1981 Krugerrand gold coin today.

Specifications
5077
ZA
Rand Refinery
Brilliant uncirculated/Used
9167
ZA
Bust of Paul Kruger and the words "SUID-AFRIKA·SOUTH AFRICA".
A Springbok Antelope with the mintage year 1981 on either side and the words "KRUGERRAND FYNGOUD 1 oz FINE GOLD".
1967
32.6
2.5
Otto Schultz (obverse), Coert Steynberg (reverse)
1.0000

SKU

5077

Country

ZA

Manufacturer

Rand Refinery

Condition

Brilliant uncirculated/Used

Purity

9167

Origin

ZA

Obverse

Bust of Paul Kruger and the words "SUID-AFRIKA·SOUTH AFRICA".

Reverse

A Springbok Antelope with the mintage year 1981 on either side and the words "KRUGERRAND FYNGOUD 1 oz FINE GOLD".

First Released

1967

Diameter (mm)

32.6

Average Thickness (mm)

2.5

Designer

Otto Schultz (obverse), Coert Steynberg (reverse)

Metal Weight (ozt)

1.0000
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