SOUTH AFRICA COINS: THE R1 GOLD COIN  

R1 gold coins Series were first re-introduced in 1997 as a collectible coin(proof quality commemorative coins). The first R1 gold coins(22 carats) were minted in 1961 when South Africa became a Republic. These were minted until 1983.Specifications of R1 Gold Coins

SPECIFICATIONS OF THE R1 GOLD COIN - 1997 TO DATE

 Size
 1/10 ounce
 Edge
 Reeded
 Mass
 3.110 gm
 Diameter
 16.50 mm
 Thickness
 1.0mm
 Metal Content
 Au 999.9 (24crt)

 

These are great collectible coins and offer a good investment option.

THE R1 GOLD COIN THEMES

YearThemeMintageSeries
2013
 The Bat
2,000
 
 South African Pollinators
1997
Heart Transplant
2,500
Theme Commemorates
1998
The San People
4,000
 Cultural
1999
The Zulu Culture
3,500
 Cultural
2000
The Xhosa Culture (old COA)
4,000
 Cultural
2000
The Xhosa Culture (new COA)
5,000
 Cultural
2001
The Sotho Culture (cold COA)
4,500
 Cultural
2002
The Tswana People
3,500
 Cultural
2003
The Tsonga People
3,500
 Cultural
2004
The Venda People
3,500
 Cultural
2005
The Ndebele People
3,500
 Cultural
2006
The Ema-Swati People
3,500
 Cultural
2007
The Afrikaaner People
4,500
 Cultural
2007
Word Cup Soccer
2,000
 Soccer
2008
World Cup Soccer
2,000
 Soccer
2009
Wold Cup Soccer
2,000
 Soccer
2009
The Bapedi People
2,000
 Cultural
2010
World Cup Soccer
2,000
 Soccer
2011
The African Honey Bee
2,000
 South African Pollinators
2012
The African Monarch Butterfly (Danaus Chrysippus)
2,000
 
 South African Pollinators