Is the Mandela Gold Coin a Good Investment?
BY SOUTH AFRICAN COIN TRADER · MAY 21, 2018
The Mandela Gold Coin is a special addition coin.
From what I can see on BidorBuy, the price of these gold coins range drastically from R100 for plated coins to up to R55,000 for a 1 ounce Mandela Gold Coin. If you own one of these coins I truly envy you.
What makes them so special?
Throughout history, humankind has viewed gold as something to be treasured. It’s no wonder then that one of South Africa’s greatest icons has been immortalized in gold. Few people represent the struggle for freedom more than Nelson Mandela, and in 1993 he was co-awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his lifelong dedication to the struggle for freedom and democracy in South Africa.
Mandela Gold Coins gets released by the SA Mint yearly. These coins generally get distributed first to dealers and then further get passed on to collectors and investors
What makes Mandela gold coins so valuable?
What makes these coins so valuable is that they get released in extremely low quantities. This makes them collectible and worth a lot of money.
The 24 carat pure gold Mandela medallions document the greatest successes of Nelson Mandela’s life. What makes these coins so valuable is that they get released in extremely low quantities. This makes them collectible and worth a lot of money.
How long should I invest for?
People collect these coins for fun and for pleasure, but few people realize that these coins are actually a very rewarding hobby and in fact, it can be quite lucrative.
For a safe investment with the Mandela gold coin, we recommend holding a gold coin for around 4 to 5 years to get a satisfying return on investment.
Is this investment liquid?
Investors, collectors and dealers openly trade Mandela Coins on the market. This makes them fairly liquid, however finding a buyer and the seller in the market for such rare coins can take a bit of effort.