Minted Bars

Rand Refinery offers a range of minted bars.

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Rand Refinery acts as agent for selected gold producers in the refining, marketing and sale of their gold production. In so doing, we have liaison arrangements with Members of the LBMA in London for the sale and distribution of gold refined by Rand Refinery into Value Added Products.

Sp Specifications of gold minted bars
Mass Fineness Dimensions (mm)
10 gram 999.9 25.74 x 15.73 x 1.95
50 gram 999.9 44.50 x 25.95 x 2.80
100 gram 999.9 47.73 x 27.78 x 4.60
All gold minted bars are produced from responsible gold.

Other denominations can be quoted for on request.

With a recent change in legislation, South Africans are now able to invest in minted bars. Minted bars are however only available in 10g, 50g and 100g gold and 1oz silver to the South African market

Corporate bar

An example of a corporate gold bar.

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African Elephant: Loxodonta bar

The Loxodonta gold bar.

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African elephants are the largest land animals on Earth. They are slightly larger than their Asian cousins and can be identified by their larger ears that look somewhat like the continent of Africa. (Asian elephants have smaller, rounded ears.)

Elephant ears radiate heat to help keep these large animals cool, but sometimes the African heat is too much. Elephants are fond of water and enjoy showering by sucking water into their trunks and spraying it all over themselves. Afterwards, they often spray their skin with a protective coating of dust.

An elephant's trunk is actually a long nose used for smelling, breathing, trumpeting, and also for grabbing things - especially a potential meal. The trunk alone contains about 100,000 different muscles. African elephants have two fingerlike features on the end of their trunk that they can use to grab small items. (Asian elephants have one.)

Both male and female African elephants have tusks they use to dig for food and water and strip bark from trees. Males use the tusks to battle one another, but the ivory has also attracted violence of a far more dangerous sort.

Elephants eat roots, grasses, fruit, and bark, and they eat a lot of these things. An adult elephant can consume up to 300 pounds (136 kilograms) of food in a single day.

African elephants, unlike their Asian relatives, are not easily domesticated. They range throughout sub-Saharan Africa and the rain forests of central and West Africa.

All Rand Refinery minted bars have the same specifications (see specifications above) and are manufactured by Rand Refinery in South Africa.

Poised to launch into another 95 years of pioneering history, Rand Refinery has been at the forefront of precious metals refining and smelting for the last 90 years. Since 1920, we have refined nearly 50 000 tons of gold - almost one third of all the gold ever mined worldwide. We also refine silver to the same globally recognized benchmark standards, maintained throughout our nine decades of operation.

During this time, we have established a reputation for integrity, reliability and quality with the world's leading bullion banks, commodity traders and coin distributors. Our accolades are numerous - we are accredited by various metal exchanges across the globe and are one of only five international LBMA referees, the only one of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

In everything we do, we aim to be moving ever-closer to achieving perfection - constantly refining our offering, continuously pursuing product and service excellence.

It is with this thinking that we have refined our brand, purifying it to create a new identity that captures our core competence of refining while being instantly recognisable as a symbol of quality, sophisticated simplicity and integrity.

We are a trusted, respected and valuable business ally. The stylised brand icon feels at home amongst the world's premium luxury brands while acknowledging the refining process as our core competence.

Mirage bar

The Loxodonta gold bar.

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