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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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Valuations will be available for the following types of collectables: Coins (including British & World, sovereigns, Krugerrands, Royal Mint commemoratives & proof sets), stamps, banknotes, medals & militaria, antiques, clocks, watches, jewellery, gold, silver, pre-1900 documents/ books & maps, cigarette-cards, postcards, pre-1960 sporting programmes & tickets, scientific instruments, swords, bayonets, antique firearms, pens, vintage comics and vintage toys.
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The central bank of South Africa has announced that it has found anomalies in the production of Krugerrands, coins produced in small batches for collectors.
Some pounds 35,000 to pounds 40,000 of fabulous gold jewellery, rings, chains, sovereigns, Krugerrands, gold dollars, etc were brought in for our next fine art sale.
You can invest in gold in a number of ways - by buying the stuff itself (sovereigns, Krugerrands or gold bars), or by investing in shares in gold mining companies or in gold funds.
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Before that, you could buy gold coins or Krugerrands or something like that and bury them in your backyard.
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