The Silver Krugerrand is distinct in sound. However, for someone who knows what they need to hear, a fake coin will sound and ring differently. They give off a lighter, sharper tone when impacted on a table or glass surface. Fake metals tend to be deeper in sound. These coins are also minted with a particular type of steel that gives it a particular weight.
Silver coins in South Africa
South African gold coins were minted since 1967 to circulate as legal tender. The South African Mint produced the world's first ounce-denominated gold bullion coin. Krugerrands were introduced in 1980 and discontinued after only one year of production due to high manufacturing costs. In 2017, the South African Mint reintroduced the Krugerrand in response to popular demand from investors and collectors worldwide.
What is a silver Krugerrand?
Firstly Silver Krugerrands are considered to be one of the most beautiful Silver coins in existence, and their Silver content makes them a valuable addition to any collection. Secondly, they are also popular because they are minted by the South African Mint, which is a government-owned mint. This means that these coins are backed by the South African government, making them a safe investment.