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2008 South African Krugerrand 1 oz Gold Coin

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For those around the world who collect or invest in bullion products, they will also love this exclusive coin release for 2008. Originally distributed by the South African Mint, the gold Krugerrand coin is still known today as the first modern gold coin product across the globe. These coins still remain immensely popular even today. Currently, the 2008 South African Krugerrand 1 oz Gold Coin can be purchased online from Provident Metals.

Coin Highlights:

  • Each coin is packaged individually in a protective plastic flip!
  • This coin is considered an exclusive release from the Mint location in South Africa!
  • Mintage of only 256,288 coins!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of fine gold.
  • This coin does not have any monetary value, but it is still considered legal tender of South Africa.
  • On the obverse of the coin is the image of Paul Kruger.
  • On the reverse is the image of an antelope.

The 2008 South African Krugerrand 1 oz Gold Coin was originally struck in fine gold and includes detailed designs on both the obverse and reverse sides. The coin continues to be popular still today, but it does not hold a set face value. This is because the legal denomination of the coin fluctuates rather than remaining fixed.


The South African Mint is one of the worlds most popular gold-producing mints in the world. Since this coins initial release in 1967, it has become increasingly popular still today. The Mint in South Africa originally released these coins as a way to market South African gold. The Krugerrand label comes from Paul Krugers name combined with the name of South African currencyrand.


The portrait of Paul Kruger is shown on the obverse of the 2008 South African Krugerrand 1 oz Gold Coin, who was the first and only South African president. Kruger established the South African Mint back in 1892, so he holds high distinction in the countrys society. Krugers goal was to find a solution to a coin shortage happening at the time, as well as to ensure that South Africa could produce their own currency.


The image of the South African national animalthe Springbok antelopeis shown on the reverse of the 2008 South African Krugerrand 1 oz Gold Coin. The coins purity, weight, and the release year are also shown on the reverse, as well as the KRUGERRAND inscription.


If you would like additional information, Provident Metals is here to help. We are available via email, online live chat, or by phone at 800-313-3315.

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Product Details

Year 2008
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9167
Producer South African Mint
Thickness 2.84 mm
Diameter 32.8 mm
Condition Circulated
Country South Africa
Designer (Obverse) Otto Schultz
Designer (Reverse) Coert Steynberg
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series South African Krugerreand
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging Plastic Flip
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 2 x 2 x 0.5
Capsule Size 32 mm
Provident ID 3937285