2017 1oz Gold Proof Krugerrand


The 2017 1oz Gold Proof Krugerrand is a special edition celebrating 50 years of the iconic gold coin which was first minted in 1967.






A special 50th anniversary mint-mark can be seen just above the springbok.







The coin was released in a presentation box.


Mintage: 5,000 (may include coins in sets)
Minted at The South African Mint.
Remember 2017 ?
A UK June General Election results in a hung parliament. Prime Minister Theresa May confirms "Brexit means Brexit" as the UK continue negotiations to leave the European Union (EU). Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America and Mike Pence as the 48th Vice President. President Xi Jinping heralds a "new era" for China. New 12-sided pound coin introduced into the UK. BBC announces the first ever female Doctor Who will be played by Jodie Whittaker. Leonardo da Vinci's painting "Salvator Mundi" sells for $450.3 million at auction in New York, a world record price. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce their engagement. Australia take an unassailable 3-0 lead against England in the Ashes. Bitcoin makes the headlines as the cryptocurrency rises over 1000% during the year.
General Description: Krugerrands
1976 KruggerandKrugerrands are gold 1oz coins from South Africa. They are very popular with bullion collectors and their price is usually closely associated with the current gold price.

The name is derived from a combination of Kruger (the former South-African president depicted on the obverse) and Rand, the South African unit of currency. Paulus ("Paul") Kruger (1825-1904) who was President of the South African Republic from 1883 to 1900. Kruger was one of the most important people in the history of 19th century South Africa.

The reverse shows the springbok, a medium sized antelope indigenous in South Africa and is a common symbol of the country. The South African rugby team is nicknamed the "Springboks".

Krugerrands weigh more than 1oz so that they can contain a full 1 troy ounce of fine gold.
Which Mint: The South African Mint
The South African Mint Company Limited is the official mint of the Republic of South Africa. Headquarters are in Centurion, Gauteng Province near Pretoria. The mint manufactures coins on behalf of the South African Reserve Bank
Country of Origin: South Africa
South Africa is officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA) It is the southernmost country in Africa.

The coins of the South African rand are part of the physical form of South Africa's currency, the South African rand. In 1961, South Africa replaced the pound with a decimal currency: 100 cents (100c) = 1 rand (R1), 1 rand being valued at 10 shillings and 1 cent at 1.2 pence.

The Krugerrand is one of the World's most famous gold coins, being 1oz of fine gold.
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