The Rand Refinery of South Africa has been in operation since 1920, a testament to the longevity and consistent quality of their productions. As the largest precious metal refining and smelting complex in the world, The Rand refinery was instituted to capitalize on the nation’s abundant precious metal reserves. The most notable production of the Rand Refinery is the Krugerrand, which is one of the most historic bullion coins ever produced. This 1 oz, 9999 pure gold ingot has been fashioned to perfection, combining the mint’s high standards for design, with their unique homage to some of the wildlife that graces the South African Veld..
Displayed on the obverse side, at the apex of the bar is the Rand Refinery logo. Below, is the atomic symbol for gold, with the purity, weight, and unique serial number below.
The reverse features a Mother Elephant and her calf, in stride, in an alternating pattern. “Loxodonta” is seen below, which is the genus of the African elephant.