Krugerrand


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Kru·ger·rand

 (kro͞o′gə-rănd′, -ränd′)
n.
A one-ounce gold coin of the Republic of South Africa.

[Afrikaans : after Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger (1825-1904), South African politician + rand, rand; see rand1.]

Krugerrand

(ˈkruːɡəˌrænd)
n
(Currencies) a South African coin used for investment only and containing 1 troy ounce of gold
[C20: from S. J. P. Kruger + rand1]

Kru•ger•rand

(ˈkru gəˌrænd, -ˌrɑnd)

n.
(sometimes l.c.) a one-ounce gold coin of the Republic of South Africa, equal to 25 rand.
Translations

krugerrand

[ˈkruːgəˌrænd] Nkrugerrand m
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The 1-ounce South African Krugerrand gold coin is valued at roughly $1,278, officials said, and the 1-ounce silver pendant is worth about $17.
It is the home of the world famous Krugerrand, the first bullion coin in the world, introduced in 1967 and celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
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These will become part of a global basket of gold coins and bullions that currently include the American Eagle (USA), Panda Coin (China), Maple Leaf Coin (Canada), Krugerrand Coin (South Africa) and others, and will be made available in overseas markets including the UK, the USA and South Africa.
For this entire period, the South African Krugerrand gold coin was the most widely used vehicle for gold holding by American investors.
Mickelson said his grandfather gave him an old Krugerrand that he keeps, along with some 50-cent pieces Mickelson's father gave him, and military coins he has collected over the years.
Convicted Krugerrand smuggler Jackson walked out of Rudgate Prison in 1986, before settling in the sunshine state and starting a communications business.
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