January 16, 2019
KRUGERRAND Burning Ruthenium 1 Oz Silver Coin 1 Rand South Africa 2017
31.1 (1 oz). BU – Brilliant Uncirculated. KRUGERRAND Burning Ruthenium 1 Oz Silver Coin 1 Rand South Africa 2017. This beautiful 1 Oz Silver coin is dedicated to the Krugerrand, the most famous South African coin that depicts a beautiful Burning Springbok. The coin has an incredible design, is completely plated in Ruthenium, has a beautiful colouration and comes in an elegant case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Strictly limited mintage to only 250 pcs worldwide! The reverse of the coin depicts a beautiful burning Antelope, finished in black ruthenium, giving it a carbonized look. All around the reverse of the coin, the inscriptions: KRUGERRAND the name of the coin, 2017 the year of issue and FIYNSILWER 1 OZ FINE SILVER the weight of the coin and R1 the face value. The coin’s obverse depicts the burning effigy of Paul Kruger, 3rd President of The South African Republic. All around, the inscription: SUID AFRIKA. SOUTH AFRICA the issuing country. Krugerrand The Krugerrand is a South African gold coin, first minted in 1967 to help market South African gold and produced by the South African Mint. By 1980 the Krugerrand accounted for 90% of the global gold coin market. The name itself is a compound of Kruger (the former South-African president depicted on the obverse) and rand, the South African unit of currency. During the 1970s and 1980s some Western countries forbade import of the Krugerrand because of its association with the apartheid government of South Africa. Production levels of Krugerrands have significantly varied during the last 50 years. During 19671969, around 40.000 coins were minted each year. In 1970, the number rose to over 200.000 coins. More than one million coins were produced in 1974, and in 1978 a total of six million Krugerrands were produced. Following the end of apartheid, the production dropped to 23.277 coins in 1998 and since then levels have increased again, albeit not reaching pre-international sanction levels. The item “KRUGERRAND Burning Ruthenium 1 Oz Silver Coin 1 Rand South Africa 2017″ is in sale since Wednesday, May 16, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Africa\Other African Coins”. The seller is “powercoin_italy” and is located in Roma. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Year: 2017
- Composition: Silver
- Country/Region of Manufacture: South Africa
- Certification: Uncertified