In 1967, South Africa released the world’s first gold bullion coin – the Krugerrand! An instant success, its 91.7% gold content set the standards for those that followed. As one of the world’s best known gold coins, South African Krugerrands still hold their status as international symbols of wealth and prestige. Obverse depicts Paul Kruger, the first president of the South African Republic. Reverse shows a springbok gazelle.