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The 2013 Johannesburg Coin Show

Join the South African Mint at the one-day Johannesburg Coin Show, to be held at the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton on Sunday 14 July 2013 from 10AM to 4PM.   This is the biggest annual gathering of South African numismatist.  A variety of rare and collectable coins, medals and notes will be on display and […]

Kruger Rands

Kruger Rands are an excellent way to invest in gold.

The Coin Show competition winners

The names of the five lucky winners of the bidorbuy competition at the 2012 Johannesburg Coin Show have been drawn! Read on to find who were the winners.

New SA coin grading service

Come to the Johannesburg Coin Show on Saturday 30 June 2012 and hand in your coins to SANGS for grading. You will qualify for a 15% discount.

Numismatists, see you in Joburg

The biggest South African numismatists’ annual gathering is coming to Johannesburg at the end of June. Be sure to attend!

The Coins and Notes New Buyers Competition

Proudly sponsored by Randcoin If you have never purchased a coin or note on bidorbuy, but have always wanted to give it a go, this is the perfect time to do it. Coins and notes are a gift that keeps on giving. Experience the thrill of purchasing a coin or note on bidorbuy between 15 […]

There are coins, and then there are coins

As you may imagine, we at bidorbuy are thrilled to have South African Mint auction what are undoubtedly two absolute jewels for any coin collector’s collection. The auctions open today at noon and feature: The SARB 90th Anniversary Sterling Silver Set, consisting of a proof R5 circulation coin and a £100 29 gram sterling silver […]

Combing the beaches for treasures

Blue Berg Strand… Milnerton… Sea Point… Clifton… Muizenberg… Macassar… Somerset-Strand… Gordon’s Bay… To you, those famous beaches in and around Cape Town may evoke the long, lazy days of summer holidays. To the bidorbuyer Pierre_Henri (aka Pierre Nortje), those very same beaches are a mini gold mine. Literally. Over the years, he and his fellow […]

What is in a pocketful of coins?

Well, a pocketful of coins can be just that, a pocketful of annoyingly jingling coins. On the other hand, a pocketful of coins can signify a fortune, providing certain conditions are met Scrape the bottom of your handbags, ladies. Turn out your pockets, gentlemen. Did the search unearth any loose coins? If yes, select eleven […]