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Krugerrand Gold Coins Value


Krugerrand Gold Coins Value

krugerrand gold coins value

    gold coins

  • Coin minted in gold, such as the American Eagle or the Canadian Maple Leaf.
  • A gold coin is a coin made mostly or entirely of gold. Gold has been used for coins practically since the invention of coinage, originally because of gold’s intrinsic value.
  • Gold dollar | Quarter Eagle ($2.50) | Three-dollar piece | Half Eagle ($5) | Eagle ($10) | Double Eagle ($20)


  • The Krugerrand is a South African gold coin, first minted in 1967 to help market South African gold. It is produced by the South African Mint Company.
  • South African gold coin Gold Krugerrands from South Africa were introduced in 1967, and dominated the gold bullion market in the U.S. from 1974 through the early 1980’s. They are struck in 22 karat gold (91.
  • A gold bullion coin of South Africa. It is composed of .9167 fine gold. Exists in 1-ounce, half-ounce, quarter-ounce and tenth-ounce sizes.
  • A South African gold coin with a portrait of President Kruger on the obverse

Krugerrand Front

Krugerrand Front
The South African Krugerrand Gold Coins was first minted in 1967 in order to help market South African gold. The coins have legal tender status in South Africa but are not actually used as currency. The Krugerrand was the first bullion coin that could be used as legal tender at the market value of its face gold content. Earlier gold coins such as the gold sovereign had a tender value in currency engraved on their face which could differ significantly from their market value.

Gold Coin (Reverse)

Gold Coin (Reverse)
I found this 1881 $5 dollar gold piece 3 months ago while metal detecting in Sanford Florida.

This is my 1st gold coin in 14 years of metal detecting. The ironic part is that I found my 1st silver dollar one block over,12 years prior to this coin! It was an 1887-O.
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krugerrand gold coins value