Tag: South Africa (Contemporary)
The New Rhino Collector Coin from South Africa
The South African Mint launched the new Rhino coin as part of the Big 5 Series II. The coin is available in gold and platinum and a range of different sizes.
South Africa Presents Big 5 Elephant Bullion Coin
South Africa’s Big 5 are popular collector coins. Now the series enters the bullion coin field. The new series is launched with The Elephant coins available in gold and platinum.
South African Mint Launches “Rhino” in Big Five Series II
The “Rhino” is the third issue in the Big Five Series II of the South African Mint. It follows the coins dedicated to elephant and lion and is available in different metals and ranges.
South African Mint Releases Big Five Series II: Lion
The South African Mint has launched a second limited edition series of the Big Five coins. The second issue is dedicated to the lion and comes in various metals.
South African Mint Launches Big Five Series II
After the successful Big Five Series I, the South African Mint is now releasing a second series featuring Africa’s famous big five animals with innovative motifs.
South African Mint’s New Big 5 Coin: Leopard
The South African Mint announced the launch of the penultimate coin in the Big 5 series. The coin will be featuring the leopard and will be available in a range of different versions and metals.
South African Mint Celebrates Invention of the Retinal Cryoprobe
The South African Mint introduced the ‘South African Inventions’ theme in 2016. In 2020, another South African innovation stands out on their newest commemorative coin: the Retinal Cryoprobe, invented by Dr Selig Percy Amoils in 1965.
South African Mint Helps Saving the Rhinos
The South African Mint has launched the third coin in the Big 5 series featuring the indomitable rhino. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the coin will go towards protecting the fast decimating populations of rhinos.
South African Mint marks 25 Years of Democracy
The South African Mint unveiled the last edition in the ‘Life of a Legend – Nelson Mandela’ Protea collectable coin series. The 2019 range pays tribute to the Republic’s first democratically elected president and global icon’s legacy.
Elephant Starts Off “Big Five” Series
With its new “Big Five” series, the South African Mint celebrates Africa’s unique natural heritage. The strength and beauty of the lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo are embodied on fine-silver coins. The coins are scheduled to launch biannually.