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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A one-ounce gold coin of the Republic of South Africa.

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  • n. A gold coin minted in South Africa, containing a full troy ounce of gold.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Afrikaans : after Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger + rand, rand; see rand.

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Named for the obverse's picture of Paul Kruger.

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