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Kruger Rands

If the thought of investing in gold appeals to you, consider investing in Kruger Rands.  Kruger Rands are bullion coins, meaning that their wealth is gauged from their metallic composition rather than their rarity of occurrence (which is the case with …

The Coin Show competition winners

Did you visit the Johannesburg Coin Show? No? Well, you should have, and yes, we can rightfully say: we told you so.  And then we told you again. All right, we admit it. We did not notify you in advance that we’d be giving prizes at the Joburg Show. …

New SA coin grading service

This is the news that will delight all South African numismatists. As of end June 2012, they can have their coins graded by SANGS.   SANGS, short for South African Numismatic Grading Service, is ready to accept coins for grading, encapsulating …

Numismatists, see you in Joburg

Have you missed the Durban Coin Show? Yes? Too bad for you! But not to worry. The whole event is soon coming your way - if you happen to live in Gauteng, that is. As a matter of fact, the Joburg coin event promises to be bigger and better than the Durban …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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, …