Commemorative Gold and Silver Coins depicting South Africa's national flower - The King Protea
The Protea Series Commemorative coins from 1995-2003
The Protea Series - 2004 Celebrating Ten Years of Democracy coins
The Protea Series - 2005-2010 Nobel Laureates
The Protea Series - Launch Sets - Typically low mintage protea gold and silver coins with mint marks packaged in limited edition wooden boxes.
The Protea Series - Limited edition Proof Sets containing numerous gold and silver encapsulated coins and packaged in a leatherette box.
The Protea Series - 1 oz Coins - Proof 1 oz Gold coins featuring the popular protea emblem and packaged individually in leatherette boxes.
The Protea Series - Tenth oz Coins - Individually packaged proof 1/10th oz gold coins featuring the protea emblem on the coin obverse.
The Protea Series - Silver Coins - Sterling Silver R1 coins featuring the protea emblem on the coin obverse.
The Protea Launch Set consists of two pure gold mintmark coins, the R25 (1 oz) and the R5 (1/10 oz), and a sterling silver R1 coin all featuring South Africa's greatest love story: Walter and Albertina Sisulu.
The 2011 Protea Commemorative set is the first of the SA Mint initiatives which will focus on Antarctica and Climate Change. The set contains an Uncirculated Silver R1 with an over-struck mark by the Royal Australian Mint featuring Nobel Winner JM Coetzee, and a half ounce pure gold Antarctica Medallion.
Commonly known as the YTT set, the 2005 - 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Protea Set comprises 3 1 oz gold Protea coins featuring the Nobel Peace Prize winners: Albert Luthuli, Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela/ FW de Klerk.
The four coin Petite Nobel Peace Prize Protea Set combines the Tenth ounce Protea coins from 2005 to 2007 and features Albert Luthuli (2005), Desmond Tutu (2006), Nelson Mandela (2007), and Frederik Willem de Klerk (2007).
The dove, the international symbol of peace, features as the mintmark on both R5 (1/10 oz) gold Protea coins. It is also portrayed together with the word peace as the mintmark on the R25 (1 oz) Protea coin. These three pure gold Protea coins together with the two R1 sterling silver Protea coins make up this unique launch set.
The 1 oz 24 carat gold Protea coin and the 1/10th oz 24 carat gold coins both feature the special mint mark celebrating the 50th anniversary of the South African Freedom Charter. The set also contains a sterling silver R1 coin. Only 400 sets minted worlwide.