2 Rand South Africa gold coin (various years)
The 2 Rand coin was designed to replace the South African pound and was introduced in 1961. The 2 Rand gold coinis equal to 200 South African cents. The Rand is also issued in the following denominations: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents and 1, 2 and 5 Rand.
The South African Rand is the official currency of South Africa, its abbreviation is ZAR. The Rand was introduced when South Africa became a republic in 1961. In addition to the Rand coins of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, and 50 cents and 1, 2, and 5 Rand, there are 5 types of bank notes: 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 Rand.
2 Rand – hard to find...
Although the 2 Rand bullion coin technically is still considered legal tender, it has all but disappeared from circulation, having been ousted by the Krugerrand. The replacement process of the bullion Rand by the Krugerrand began in 1967 and was completed in 2002. Up to 2002, the Rand was minted in 1 and 2 Rand coins.
The coin weighs 7.98 grams and is made of 22 carat gold. The South African 2 Rand bullion coin has the same dimensions as the British Sovereign: 22.00 millimetres in diameter and 1.83 millimetres thick.
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** The weight shown relates solely to the weight of the precious metal. The total weight of the product may differ.
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|Country of origin||South-Afrika|
|Fineness||916 / 22 karat|
|Weight of precious metal||7.32 gram|
|Face value||ZAR 2|
|Delivery time||In stock|