First introduced in 1967, the South African Krugerrand has become one of the most recognizable coins across the globe. Prior to its release, gold was seen as a specialty product that only the very wealthy could afford. However, the Krugerrand changed that and enabled everyday men and women to also take part in gold investing. Today, 1974 1 oz South African Gold Krugerrand Coins are available to you online from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in an individual plastic flip!
- Krugerrand gold coin dated 1974!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of actual gold content.
- Though they have no face value, these pieces are considered legal tender in South Africa.
- The obverse field depicts Paul Kruger.
- On the reverse, there is a Springbok antelope design.
When you order 1974 1 oz South African Krugerrand Coins in this online listing, you will receive a genuine gold specimen housed inside a plastic flip. While you will not see a denomination listed on these coins, they are considered legal tender by South Africa, with their value based on the prevailing gold market price. Please note that due to their age, these pieces may have some wear and tear across the surface.
The Krugerrand has been a truly pioneering coin in the world of gold investing. It notably was the first 1 Troy oz gold coin, and it became so popular that other countries soon followed suit. This led to the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf in 1979, the American Gold Eagle in 1986, and the British Gold Britannia in 1987. The Krugerrand was also the first of its kind to be released in fractional versions, which were introduced in 1980.
The obverse of 1974 South African Gold Krugerrand Coins features Paul Kruger. In this design based on the 1892 Otto Schultz portrait, we see the celebrated president of the South African Republic in left-profile relief with his lengthy and iconic beard. Along the rim, there are inscriptions reading Suid-Afrika, South Africa.
On the reverse side of 1974 1 oz Gold Krugerrand Coins there is a Springbok antelope design. This image by artist Coert Steynberg beautifully captures the grace and elegance of South Africa’s national animal. The coin’s hallmarks are listed on the reverse and read Krugerrand, 1974, Fyngoud, 1 oz Fine Gold.
Please feel free to reach out to JM Bullion with your questions about these gold coins for sale. You can call us on the phone at 800-276-6508, chat with us live online, or simply send us an email with your inquiries.