Since 1967, the Gold Krugerrand has ranked among the most popular investment coins on the market. While some opt for the Canadian Maple Leaf or American Eagle, others prefer the Krugerrand thanks to its low premiums and global appeal. The Krugerrand has stood the test of time as a reliable purchasing option, maintaining interest for both the novice investor and the experienced gold buyer. Today, 1980 1 oz South African Gold Krugerrand Coins are available to you online from JM Bullion.
- Includes an individual plastic flip!
- 1980 Krugerrand issued by the South African Mint!
- 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 shows a portrait of Paul Kruger.
- On the reverse side is a Springbok antelope.
Some would argue that the South African Krugerrand had a greater impact on the world of gold investing than any coin produced today. In a time when the standard 1 oz gold bullion coin did not exist, the Krugerrand gave investors an affordable, reliable means of acquiring precious metals. Introduced in 1967 and continuing to attract new buyers to this day, the Krugerrand is a true game changer in the world of precious metals.
On the obverse of 1980 1 oz South African Krugerrand Coins, you will find a portrait of Paul Kruger. In this bust design by Otto Schultz, we see the former president of the South African Republic with his iconic beard and combed hair as he faces to the left. Inscriptions on the obverse read Suid-Afrika, South Africa.
The reverse face of 1980 1 oz Gold Krugerrand Coins contains a Springbok antelope design. This magnificent horned creature is shown prancing across the South African countryside in a design by South African sculptor Coert Steynberg. In the coin’s legend, there are inscriptions reading Krugerrand, 1980, Fyngoud, 1 oz Fine Gold.
All 1980 South African Gold Krugerrand Coins in this online JM Bullion listing consist of 22-karat gold with a purity of .9167. These coins were produced with a copper-gold alloy, which makes them more durable than pure gold. While the coins do not bear a face value, they are nonetheless considered legal tender by the South African government, with their value based on the current market price of gold. Upon delivery, you will find your coin housed inside a plastic flip.
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