1979 1 oz Gold South African Krugerrand Coins - Silver.com™
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1979 1 oz Gold South African Krugerrand Coins

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In 1967, the South African Mint introduced the world’s first modern gold bullion coin. Released long after many nations had abandoned the gold standard and stopped producing circulation coins with precious metals, South Africa marketed its gold reserves to the world in the form of the Gold Krugerrand. Today, 1979 1 oz Gold South African Krugerrands are available to you online from Silver.com.

Coin Highlights:

  • Available to ship to you inside protective flips!
  • 13th year of release in the 1 oz Gold South African Krugerrand Series!
  • Total mintage of 4,941,000 coins!
  • Consists of One Troy ounce of actual gold content.
  • The obverse features Paul Kruger.
  • On the reverse is the Springbok antelope.

After World War I, the vast majority of major economies around the world abandoned the gold standard and removed gold coins from everyday circulation. Starting in the 1960s and 1970s, the demand for gold was rising and mints responded with the release of sovereign gold bullion coins. The Gold Krugerrand was the first of its kind and debuted in 1967, 12 years before any other coin.

All of these 1979 1 oz Gold South African Krugerrands are available to purchase inside protective flips. The 1979 mintage holds one of the highest-known mintages in the history of the series. With 4.941 million coins sold in 1979, this date mark was the second-highest mintage of the era behind only the 1978 release.

The obverse side of the 1979 Gold South African Krugerrand honors the first president of the South African Republic. Once a member of the triumvirate that ruled South Africa following the 1st Boer War, Kruger was later elected the first president of the independent South African Republic and served four terms.

On the reverse field of 1979 1 oz Gold Krugerrands, you will find the symbol of the modern Republic of South Africa. The design element here shows a Springbok antelope pronking, a movement that involves several consecutive large leaps from the Springbok.

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Additional information

Weight 1.00000 oz

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Brand: South African Mint

Year:  1979

Mint Mark:  Not Shown

Purity:  .9167

Manufacturer:  South African Mint

Thickness:  2.84 mm

Diameter:  32.6 mm

Condition:  Uncirculated

Edge Design:  Reeded

Packaging Type:  Plastic Flip

Weight:  1 Troy Ounce

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