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1/10 oz Kruger Rand

Year: 1980
Coin: 1/10 oz Kruger Rand
Diameter: 16,5mm
Mass: 3,393 grammes
Edge: Milled
Designer: Otto Schultz
Metal Content: Gold 916,67 / Copper 83,33
Mintage Figure: 856 975

Obverse

Design: President Paul Kruger
Inscription: SUID-AFRIKA « SOUTH AFRICA
Remarks: Only 60 of the fractional sets, containing the 1/10 oz, 1/4 oz and 1/2 oz coins were produced by the South African Mint for V.I.Ps in 1980. These sets are bound to become very valuable because of the small mintage.

Reverse

Design: Prancing Springbok
Inscription: 1/10 KRUGERRAND 1980 FYNGOUD 1/10 OZ FINE GOLD
Remarks: As the Krugerrands gained popularity and the gold price soared ($850 in 1980) it was felt necessary by Intergold to mint fractionals in order to suit the pocket of the man on the street.

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