Coin enthusiasts around the world who’ve kept up with the gold Krugerrand Coin series from the South African Mint will love this release from 2009. The gold Krugerrand coin is actually known as the world’s first modern gold coin product, which is why this series continues to last the test of time and continues to become increasingly popular. Right now, the 2009 1 oz South African Gold Krugerrand Coin can be purchased right here from JM Bullion.
- All coins ordered from this listing arrive packaged in protective plastic flips!
- Coin is considered an exclusive release from the South African Mint!
- Limited mintage of 731,262 coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of fine gold.
- These coins do not hold any face value. They are still, however, considered legal tenders under the government of South Africa.
- The obverse of the coin shows Paul Kruger’s portrait.
- The reverse of the coin shows the picture of an antelope.
The 2009 1 oz South African Gold Krugerrand Coin was originally manufactured and released by the South African Mint. This coin has been struck in 1 oz of fine gold and features detailed imagery on both the obverse and reverse. Overall, this coin continues to hold significant cultural and historical value. It does not have any monetary value, but this is because its legal denomination fluctuates with the price of gold instead of remaining fixed.
Since 1967, the South African Mint has been releasing these Krugerrand coins. The Mint based in South Africa is known for being one of the world’s most popular gold-producing mints, especially because of the Krugerrand collection, which was originally released to show off and market South African gold. The term “Krugerrand” originates from the name of Paul Kruger combined with the “rand”, which is the name of South African currency.
On the obverse of the 2009 1 oz South African Gold Krugerrand Coin is the portrait of Paul Kruger. Kruger was the first and only president of South Africa and is known for establishing the South African Mint in 1892. At the time, Kruger wanted to ensure South Africa had a means for creating currency, as well as to combat the country’s coin shortage.
On the reverse of the 2009 1 oz South African Gold Krugerrand Coin is the image of a Springbok antelope, which is the national animal of South Africa. This side of the coin also features its release year, weight, and purity. The inscription “KRUGERRAND” is shown above the image of the antelope.
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