2008 Gold Proof Krugerrand
The Krugerrand has always roused much interest. This is not surprising if one considers the extent to which gold has captivated humankind. To many enthusiasts, gold coins represent wealth and prestige. The Krugerrand's classic design kindles memories of a bygone era and symbolises the romance and allure of gold. This iconic legal tender coin was launched in 1967 and contains one troy ounce of pure gold. In 1980, the fractional Krugerrands - of 1/2oz, 1/4oz and 1/10oz - were added to this historic coin series.
Obverse: Classically portrays the likeness of Paul Kruger, South Africa’s first and only president, along with “South Africa” in Afrikaans and English.
Reverse: Along with the year of minting and Gold weight, the image of the national animal of South Africa, a Springbok antelope.
Mass - 8.842 gram
Diameter - 22.00mm
The coin is encapsulated and is presented in a red leatherette box together with a numbered certificate of authenticity.
LIMITED EDITION - 1,000