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Growing Demand for Mandela Coins

Mandela coins have always been among the most popular South African coins. But demand for Mandela coins, medallions and memorabilia on the largest South African auction website BidOrBuy has been rising in the last months. They have become some of the most popular items on the site. Recent Events Boosting the Sales of Mandela Coins […]

Valuable South African Coins List – Infographic

This infographic features short and concise presentation of South African Coins for collectors and investors. This valuable South African coins list includes basic descriptions of the most popular modern bullion coins – both silver and gold coins: Krugerrands – popular 22 carat gold coins, primarily designed for investors Natura series – award winning 24 carat gold […]

South African Coins Price Charts – Krugerrands & South African Rand

South African coins price charts are indispensable for investors in valuable South African coins. Visit the page South African coins price charts on this website to follow the value of: Krugerrands South African Rand. The price charts will help you decide when it is time to invest into valuable South African coins and when it is […]

Facts About Gold Krugerrands

Krugerrands are one of the most popular investment gold coins and the most popular South African coins. These 22-carat gold coins have an interesting history and are known as the first bullion legal tender coins. Here are several interesting facts about gold Krugerrands that will turn you into an expert and which you can use to […]

Valuable South African Coins List

There are many bullion South African coins that are popular among collectors and investors. They range from old South African coins that have great collectors value besides their bullion value, to modern bullion coin series such as Natura or Protea series, special edition Mandela coins or primarily investment coins  such as popular Krugerrands. Modern bullion South African […]

Testing Authenticity of South African Coins: Weight Combined with Diameter and Thickness Measurements

Test authenticity of Krugerrands and other South African coins – Part 3 Besides visual identification there are other fast and reliable methods for testing authenticity of South African coins. Weight measurement combined with diameter and thickness measurements is an easy method that requires only some simple tools. These methods are pretty reliable, fast and can […]

South African Coins Among 2013 Coin of the Year Winners

South African 50 Rand Gold Coin Wins The Best Gold Coin Award At the end of 2012 Krause Publications announced 2013 Coin of the year winners that were chosen among ninety-nine nominated coins issued in 2011 by the mints and national banks around the globe. Judges evaluated the theme, design and achievements in marketing. In […]

Testing Authenticity of South African Coins: Visual Identification

Test authenticity of Krugerrands and other South African coins – Part 2 Visual identification is an easy method that will help you test authenticity of your South African coins using some simple tools. Advantages of this method are that you can use it anywhere and will not take a lot of your time.  To visually […]

Testing Authenticity Of Gold And Silver South African Coins

Test authenticity of Krugerrands and other South African coins – Part 1 Have you ever wondered how to test authenticity of Krugerrand coins and other bullion South African coins? Due to the recent affair regarding Krugerrand coins and different counterfeits appearing on the market, collectors may have become more cautious when buying bullion South African […]

Some Proof Krugerrand Coins Produced In 2011 Found Short On Gold

Some of the proof Krugerrand coins minted in April and May 2011 have been found to be under-spec, meaning they contain less than the amount of gold they were supposed to contain. Krugerrand coins in question were not underweight, but as mentioned under-spec, which makes harder for coin dealers and collectors to detect that they […]

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