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Gold Bullion from Africa
South Africa and Ghana are the two leading gold mining countries in Africa. There are a number of countries that contract out the minting of silver coins to mints in North America and Europe, but for gold investors who want gold coins from Africa, the Gold Krugerrand is king. Produced by the South African Mint in the province of Gauteng (which means “Place of Gold”), the Gold Krugerrand is one of the most recognizable gold coins in the world.
History of the Gold Krugerrand
Named for President Paul Kruger, who opened the South African Mint, the Gold Krugerrand is one of the most famous gold coins in the world. Launched in 1967, it was the first gold bullion coin available to gold buyers. For over a decade, gold buyers had only one option. Minted without a face value, it helped usher in the private gold market as it exists today, where private gold ownership is now a widespread investment tool. If you want to own a piece of gold bullion history, Gold Krugerrands are available from Silver Gold Bull.
Since its early prominence, the Gold Krugerrand lost ground to the American Gold Eagle and the Chinese Gold Panda. In the 1970s, Western nations began to introduce sanctions against the apartheid South African government. That was one of the leading reasons the Royal Canadian Mint introduced the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf in 1979.
As one of the top 5 gold-producing countries in the world, and the largest until 2006, South Africa has long been a major player in the gold market. With the Gold Krugerrand as its official gold bullion product, that history lives on today.
Design of the Gold Krugerrand
The Gold Krugerrand is unmistakable, featuring a springbok in mid-run. The springbok is a type of antelope and the national animal of South Africa. It has graced the African gold coin since its first minting. The reverse features both Afrikaans and English, reading “Fyngould 1 oz Fine Gold.” On the obverse is the face of South Africa’s first president, Paul Kruger, whose name combined with South African currency (the rand) resulted in the name Krugerrand.
Buy Gold Online
You can buy gold online in the form of Gold Krugerrands safely and conveniently. Here’s how you can buy gold today:
1) First check the gold price before you buy a gold coin. All gold coins will cost a small premium over spot, but if the price is considerably higher than spot gold prices, you may be paying for rarity and collectability.