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2021 1 oz Gold South African Krugerrand$1,890.57 Add to cart
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South African Gold Krugerrand For Sale
Historians, investors, and coin collectors alike place high value on the gold Krugerrand due to its rich history. Gold Krugerrands for sale include standard edition and limited-issue proofs, giving you a wide variety of options to choose from. Regardless of the year, weight, or design you’re looking for, Guidance Corporation is the most reliable place to buy Krugerrand gold coins online.
The First Gold Coin: The Gold Krugerrand
In 1967, the Krugerrand was released in South Africa. Beginning as a 1 ounce, 22-karat coin, the Krugerrand was released in order to showcase South Africa’s vast gold and gem reserves.
The coin was released at an interesting time in South African history, as the apartheid had a strong hold on the country. Despite the coin being incredibly popular throughout the world, Western investors were unable to publicly purchase the gold Krugerrand for several years due to economic sanctions.
Even with strict economic sanctions put in place to weaken the apartheid system, many investors and collectors were able to get hold of gold krugerrand coins. While today’s bullion options are vast, the gold Krugerrand was the only pure gold coin available until 1979, when the Canadian Maple Leaf (and soon many others) became available. At this time, the Krugerrand accounted for 90% of the market.
In South Africa’s post-apartheid years, the coin has become less popular. This is because of competition from other countries, not reflective of any change in coin value. Coins continue to be produced with 22-karat gold content, and the only design change was a modernization. On the contrary, many people find these coins more impressive than the rest because of their great history.
Different Types of Gold Krugerrand
The original gold Krugerrand was a 1 ounce coin, but by 1980 South Africa released three new fractional-weight coins.
Limited edition proof Krugerrand coins are also in circulation. The primary difference between the bullion and proof coins are that proof coins contain 220 serrations, while the bullion have 160 serrations.
Buy South African Gold Krugerrand Coins From Guidance Corporation
Guidance Corporation is a Licensed Coin Dealer with over 35 years of experience buying and selling Krugerrand’s. Anyone in the world who’s hoping to buy an authentic Gold Krugerrand can trust us to provide them with excellent service, Guaranteed Best Pricing, and highest quality coin. Contact us with any questions you have about our gold Krugerrand Coins, especially if you’re looking for a specific year.