The Krugerrand was the world’s first bullion coin, at the time bearing exactly 1 troy ounce of fine gold. Today, the Krugerrand is minted in bullion as well as proof quality for coin collectors.
The collectable proof Krugerrands are meticulously crafted from 22 ct pure gold to create a superior finish. The proof and bullion range is available in 1, 1/2, 1/4 and 1/10 oz coins, which bear the same obverse and reverse design as the original 1967 coins. Each single coin as well as each set is presented with its own certificate of authenticity.
The reverse design of the coins feature a beautiful prancing springbok, one of South Africa’s national symbols, originally designed and engraved by the famous South African sculptor, Coert Steynberg. The obverse depicts the bust of the then president of the Republic, Paul Kruger. The year 2016 marks the 50th year since the striking of the first Krugerrand (although the coin only became available in 1967).
The 2016 Krugerrand is available as a prestige set of all four coins, or each one individually.
|Metal Content:||Au 916.67 Cu 83.33|
|Reverse Die-sinker:||CL Steynberg|
|Obverse Die-sinker:||O Schultz|
|Purity:||22 carat Gold|