First Edition of Kruger Rands 1967
These were the first Kruger Rands. They were struck at a ceremony which took place at the South African Mint in July 1967. The busts of the 1967 mintage were plain, unfrosted or glossy. Intended for South African collectors, only 10 000 of these coins were struck. In 1968 some of the busts (1044) and inscriptions were frosted.
The reverse sides of Proof Krugerrands are all plain, unfrosted or glossy in 1967. From 1968 onward the inscriptions and designs were frosted.
Coin:1 oz Kruger Rand
Metal Content:Gold 916,67 / Copper 83,33
Mintage Figure:10 000
The above-mentioned Kruger Rands are selling with different prices depending on the seller but their prices ranges between R18 000 and R75 000 according to some sellers at BidorBuy.co.za
Why do we have 2016 Kruger Rands
To mark the discovery of the Eureka diamond, the SA Mint has minted a truly special product, the 150th anniversary of the discovery of the Eureka diamond, Mint Mark Proof Krugerrand 2016 set. Each set contains a 1oz, 1/2oz, 1/4oz and 1/10oz Proof Krugerrands, all featuring the illustrious Eureka 150 Years Mint Mark.
The above Krugerrands minted in 2016 is just a special edition to mark 150th celebration of the discovery of the Eureka diamond. It has been minted by SA Mint and it is selling for about R100 000.
Source: Scoinshop.com, Southcapecoins.co.za
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