Why purchase this First Day of Issue 2021 South Africa 1 oz. Silver Krugerrand proof coin?
In 2017, the South African Mint expanded its fifty year old Gold Krugerrand series, with the addition of a silver variety. The silver coins have been issued annually since their introduction, struck with the identical imagery of the long-running gold series.
- This 2021 Krugerrand coin is struck from 1 Troy oz. of 999 fine silver.
- The spectacular proof finish coin measures 38.72 mm in diameter.
- The graded coin includes a patriotic flag themed certification label.
- The coin is one of only 700 to earn the prestigious First Day of Issue attribution.
- No more than 20,000 will be minted.
Sensational Krugerrand Imagery
Obverse: The obverse is dedicated to the first elected President of the South African Republic, featuring a left facing portrait of Paul Kruger. The inscriptions “SUID-AFRIKA” and “SOUTH AFRICA” curve above the portrait.
Reverse: A springbok antelope is illustrated on the reverse, captured in a graceful leap over African savanna foliage. Inscribed “KRUGERRAND,” “2021” and “FYNSILWER 1 OZ FINE SILVER R1.”
Magnificently Minted Proof 70 Ultra Cameo
This 2021 South Africa 1 oz. Silver Krugerrand R1 proof coin has been authenticated by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as one of those released on the First Day of Issue. The coin was awarded the perfect grade of Proof 70 Ultra Cameo (UC) for its pristine surfaces and astoundingly sharp contrast between its frosted and mirrored finishes. The coin is presented in a protective NGC holder accompanied by a certification label embellished with the colorful South African flag. The graded coin will arrive in a drawstring-style pouch with a Silver Krugerrand series informational booklet and its original Mint issued, numbered Authenticity Certificate.