The South African Krugerrand Series from the South African Mint and Rand Refinery is the world’s oldest gold bullion series. The collection was introduced in 1967 and has been available annually as of that date. However, it was only available as a gold coin until 2017. In 2017, the South African Mint introduced its first-ever silver coin for sale in the series. Today, 2018 1 oz Silver South African Krugerrands in perfect condition are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Available to you inside protective plastic slabs from the NGC!
- First year of release in the Silver South African Krugerrand Series!
- Availability of certified perfect coins is limited!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- The face value of One Rand (R1) is fully backed by the South African government.
- Graded Mint State 70 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
- First Release designation.
- On the obverse is a portrait of Paul Kruger.
- The reverse features the Springbok antelope.
The Gold Krugerrand coin debuted in 1967 with a 1 oz gold option. The series expanded in the 1980s to include several fractional-ounce gold coins. It wasn’t until the 21st century that the Rand Refinery and the South African Mint introduced a silver bullion coin in the series. Following the 50th-anniversary release in 2017, the mint made the silver coin a regular issue in 2018.
All of these 2018 1 oz Silver South African Krugerrands are available to you for purchase online from Silver.com in perfect condition. Coins with a Mint State 70 certification are available to you with full, original mint luster and have no detracting flaws of any kind on the surface areas or fields of the coins. First Release coins are specimens received by the NGC for grading within 30 days of the original release date.
On the obverse of 2018 Silver South African Krugerrands is a depiction of Paul Kruger. The first president of the South African Republic, the Krugerrand series is named in his honor. The bullion coins offer a combination of President Kruger’s last name, Kruger, with the national fiat currency, Rand.
The reverse side of 2018 1 oz Silver Krugerrands features the image of a Springbok antelope. The national animal of the modern Republic of South Africa, the Springbok made its debut on national currency in the 1930s and has featured on the coinage of the South African Mint since the 1930s.
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