South African 1981 Gold Krugerrands Featured in December 2022 Rare Coins & Collectibles SaleDec 31, 2022 13:00 EST
The South African gold Krugerrands were released for the first time in 1967 and have been issued annually since then. A very limited edition of three full Krugerrand gold proof coins from 1981 will be available in the upcoming December 2022 Rare Coins & Collectibles sale, presented by DGW Auctioneers Inc. The coins are made of 22-karat gold and contain one full troy ounce of pure gold. The fine gold content of a Krugerrand coin is 31.104 grams. The obverse displays the image of Paul Kruger, once the President of the South African Republic, together with the words “South Africa” in both Afrikaans and English. A Springbok antelope is pictured on the reverse along with the year of minting and gold weight. The Krugerrand coin is packaged in a transparent plastic protective case. Numerous other notable numismatic lots are also available for sale, including a 1727 Russia Peter II two ruble gold coin and Canada $50 Maple Leaf gold coins.
The sale also features a ten troy ounce pure gold bar from the Perth Mint. A rich history of gold production is associated with the Perth Mint. This bar of .9999 fine gold is made in keeping with that tradition and displays the distinctive logo of the mint. This mint is one of just two that produce legal tender coins for Australians. To see the entire catalog and browse other online auctions, visit Bidsquare.
# of Lots:207
Price Range:$30 - $15,000
Interesting lots include:
|South Africa 1981 Gold Krugerrands
|Perth Mint Pure Gold 10 Troy Ounce Bar
|1727 Russia Peter II 2 Ruble Gold Coin
|1756 Russia Elizabeth 10 Ruble Gold Coin