NL amsterdamgold EN amsterdamgold

Golden Krugerrand coins - 1 troy ounce

€1,382.00
In stock
OR
Stock Alert

The golden Krugerrand is without question the most famous golden investment coin in the world. The Krugerrand has a purity of 916.7/1000 and a net weight of 31,1 gram. It was the first golden coin to weigh 1 troy ounce.

Golden Krugerrand coins - product description

The golden Krugerrand is without question the most famous golden investment coin in the world. The Krugerrand is minted by the South African Mint and was first introduced on 3 Juli 1967 to stimulate the gold market in South Africa. This gold coin is extremely popular amongst investors and around 1980 accounted for nearly 90% of gold investment coin sales. The Krugerrand is still incredibly popular and regarded as one of the most recognized gold coins in the world.

Purity and weight

The golden Krugerrand has a purity of 916.7/1000 and a net weight of 31,1 gram. It was the first 1 troy ounce gold bullion coin in the world. The Krugerrand is more wear-resistant and doesn't damage as easily as other 1 troy ounce coins of 999.9/1000 purity because of the very tiny amount of copper added to it - the gross weight of the Krugerrand is 33,93 gram).

Packaging

The gold Krugerrand is individually packaged and delivered in the original packaging. Purchases of 10 coins or more are delivered in a coin tube.

Design of the Krugerrand

On the front side of the Krugerrand is the image of Paul Kruger. Kruger was a prominent leader of the Boer resistant against British authority. On 30 December Paul Kruger became the president of the South African Republic - a position he was re-elected to 3 more times. Kruger left South Africa in October 1900 after the Second Boer War begun. He arrived on 6 December 1900 in Den Haag. After a stay in the Netherlands he left for Switzerland where he passed away on 14 July 1904.

The backside of the Krugerrand has an image of a "springbok" the national symbol of South Africa. The date and words: "Fyngoud 1oz fine gold" are also on the backside.

Purchasing gold coins

The Krugerrand and other gold bullion coins serve as an exceptional investment in physical gold. VAT is not levied on these purchases.

Exchange rates 5:35 Gold € 42.900 per kilo Silver € 505 per kilo
Trustpilot reviews of AmsterdamGold
Get the latest gold news?