by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……
Former South Africa President and Nobel peace prize recipient, Nelson Mandela, is clearly a man beloved by people all over the world, especially South Africans. Mr. Mandela was imprisoned by the South African... read more »
Up until 1874, the only currency in circulation in South Africa was British. Then in that year two indigenous currencies were introduced. In East Griqualand, a trading store called Strachan and Company issued trade tokens that were widely used... read more »
Most serious coin collectors in South Africa have heard about the Single 9, commonly referred to as the “King of South African Coins.” However outside of the country, it is relatively unknown, despite being one of the top five most expensive... read more »
A popular coin amongst collectors of rare South African coins is the Sammy Marks tickey. In South Africa, the three pence coin was known as a “tickey” although the reason it was called that is unknown. The tickey was in circulation in South... read more »
By www.southcapecoins.co.za/ …….
The Krugerrand is the world’s most popular gold investment coin. There are more in circulation internationally than all the other gold coins combined. To date, Krugerrand coins containing 48... read more »
A pair of South African rarities led all lots as our first auction of 2012 brought in over $9 million in New York, January 2 and 3. All prices include a 15% Buyer’s Premium.
South African numismatics is hot, and the prices in this auction... read more »
The first of Baldwin’s two official Coinex auctions will be held on the 28th September this year and will include a spectacular selection of Ancient and British Coins, Military and Commemorative Medals and South African Banknotes, Coins and... read more »