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30 Dec 2022

A LITTLE GOLD DICK-DICK

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If you were around in the 70's and 80's, like I was, the South Africa Gold Krugerrand was all the rage. If one was trying to be cool one NEEDED it. If you were really cool you wore it on a chain around your neck to the disco. I wasn't cool, surprise. However I did admire the coin. The color of the gold was and still is very unique. It has a more orange color than most gold coins. I never bought one. I didn't have the money back then. When I did get enough money for some gold coins I went with Canadian Maple Leafs'. A more pure gold mixture at the time was in the Canadian.

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21 Dec 2022

THEY CAN'T ALL BE GEMS!

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These 8 Reales coins are laid out, on the reverse, with the Cap and Rays design. Below that and reading left to right is the denomination, mint, year, assayers initials , and purity of silver that was used in colonial times.

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17 Dec 2022

YESTERDAY WAS A GOOD DAY

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Yesterday, December 16, may or may not have been my birthday. My beautiful, young wife Kepi, gave me this amazing coin. I have wanted it for many years but well, it's gold so....She shouldn't have done it but did.

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