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Gold Bullion 2 Rand Coin South Africa - Our Choice

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Best Value South African Two Rand Gold Bullion Coins.

These coins have the same specification as a British gold sovereign. They are struck from 0.917 (22 carat) crown gold and contain 0.2354 troy ounces of the precious metal.

Gold bullion two rand coins were issued between 1961 and 1983. Your coin(s) will be chosen on an 'our choice' basis, meaning we can offer them at lower premiums. If you are interested in a particular date, please contact us so we can pick, grade and price the coin(s) for you.

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Price Comparison Against Other UK Bullion Dealers - Updated at 25-Oct-2020 07:45

Qty Chards (Excl Delivery) Chards (Inc Delivery) B* G* S RM GB H
1 £374.08 £380.08 £385.00 N/A** N/A** N/A** N/A** N/A**
5 £370.65 £372.05 £383.00 N/A** N/A** N/A** N/A** N/A**
10 £367.21 £368.01 £382.00 N/A** N/A** N/A** N/A** N/A**
25 £363.78 £364.26 £382.00 N/A** N/A** N/A** N/A** N/A**
50 £362.07 £362.43 £378.00 N/A** N/A** N/A** N/A** N/A**

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If you wish to know who our comparisons are against please contact the showroom on 01253 343081 and in the meantime we set the challenge to decrypt our competitor acronyms!

If you wish to collect items from our showroom you can remove postage and expect even better value for money! We endeavour to compare like for like products matching brands where we can and choosing equivalent products where a direct match is unavailable. We will publish price comparison data for price breaks where we are cheapest. When we cannot find a competitor product as a suitable match we will inform you that no alternatives are available. This is not an exhaustive search and we welcome customers to verify we offer the best prices; please note we only update our page once daily so all prices are subject to change. We strive to provide real time comparisons to the split second but please be aware due to the nature of our systems prices my be out by a few seconds but will always provide a reliable comparison.

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Brief South African History

South Africa was first discovered by Bartholemew Diaz in 1488, but was not settled until 1652 by Jan van Riebeeck of the Dutch East India Company. Cape Colony was captured by Great Britain in 1795. In the Great Trek, the Boers moved northward starting in 1836, establishing the Transvaal in 1852, and Orange Free State in 1854. Discoveries of diamonds and gold in these regions led to the two Boer Wars from 1880 to 1902, leading to the incorporation of both areas into the British Empire. In 1910, Cape of Good Hope and Natal were also incorporated to form the Union of South Africa, a British dominion, which was recognised as a sovereign state in 1934.

South African Rand

Afrikaner unrest led to a referendum calling for relinquishment of dominion status, and South Africa became a republic on May 31st 1961. As part of this changeover, the country abandoned the pound as its currency and adopted the decimalised rand. The exchange rate was 2 rand to the pound, making 1 rand worth 10 shillings.

As such, the gold bullion 2R and 1R coins have exactly the same specifications as the British sovereign and half sovereign coins respectively.


The obverse features a portrait of Jan van Riebeeck who founded the first Dutch settlements in Africa and is also the founder of Cape Town. The inscription reads in Afrikaans and English:


This was the official motto of South Africa until the year 2000.


The reverse features the iconic springbok designed by Coert Steynberg. The top of the coin bears the year and the bottom has the face value '2 R' (2 Rand). The inscription reads in Afrikaans and English:



Gold Weight Troy Ounces0.23535
Fineness / Carat0.917 / 22
Obverse DesignerWillie Myburg
Reverse DesignerCoert Steynberg
Mint / BrandSouth African Mint
CountrySouth Africa
Terms & Delivery

Terms of Sale - Key Points

You can find more information on payment and identification requirements.

Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their gold content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes, therefore some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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Delivery Information

We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 
  • International - Royal Mail International Signed / Royal Mail International Tracked / Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed For. Items sent via this method will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £15.

Orders under £60

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.
  • International - Royal Mail International Standard. Your order will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £6.

If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.

For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.

Full delivery information can be found by clicking here

Postal Insurance

We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders < £1500 there is no additional fee
  • Orders > £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase. 

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