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2004 South Africa Natura Series - Caracal 1 oz Gold Proof R100 Coin NGC PF69 UC South African Flag Label

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2004 South Africa Natura Series - Caracal 1 oz Gold Proof R100 Coin NGC PF69 UC South African Flag Label

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Why add this superbly graded South Africa Natura Series 2004 Caracal 1 oz. gold proof coin to your collection of precious metal treasures?

The South African Mint launched the 24 karat gold Natura series in 1994. Since its introduction, the series has been issued in small, multi-year installments dedicated to native African animal types. The caracal is featured on the third release of the Natura series celebrating the Wild Cats of Africa. The caracal is known for its distinctive black facial markings and long, black-tufted ears.

  • This 2004 South Africa Natura Caracal coin is crafted from 1 Troy oz. of .9999 fine gold.
  • The coin is minted with a 32.69 mm diameter.
  • The coin is struck with a lustrous proof finish, featuring exquisitely frosted design elements contrasted against polished mirrored fields.
  • The exceptionally graded coin includes a flag themed label.
  • Final mintage is reported to be merely 1,405 pieces.

Breathtaking African Wildcat Design

Obverse: A caracal is depicted on the obverse with its gaze intently focused, and tufted ears alertly raised. The distinctive trees, mountains and foliage of the South African savanna are illustrated in a stylized fashion at right. Inscribed "SOUTH AFRICA 2004."

Reverse: The reverse design features a sleek caracal in a predatory pose, as it patiently crouches in wait of prey on the sturdy limb of a tree, with smaller branches adorned with clusters of leaves above. Inscribed "1 OZ. AU 999.9," "NATURA" and "R100."

Magnificent Proof 69 Ultra Cameo

This 2004 South Africa Natura Series Caracal 1 oz. gold proof coin was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for review and deemed to be in Proof 69 condition for its amazingly sharp strike, nearly perfect surfaces and fantastic eye appeal. The 100 Rand coin also received the Ultra Cameo (UC) designation, which describes the extraordinary degree of contrast between its frosted and mirrored finishes. The coin is encapsulated in a sonically sealed NGC protective holder with commemorative South African flag style certification label.

This virtually flawless release of the low mintage 1 oz. gold proof 2004 South Africa Natura Series Caracal coin will be a welcome addition to your collection!



This 2004 South Africa Natura Series - Caracal 1 oz Gold Proof R100 Coin NGC PF69 UC South African Flag Label is proudly minted by the South African Mint. The South African Mint, founded in the 1890s, issued the first modern gold bullion coin, the Gold Krugerrand.

Year of Issue:2004
Mint:South African Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:PF69
Designation:UC
Finish:Proof
Label/Signature:South African Flag Label
Composition:Gold
Purity:0.9999
Display Weight:1 oz
Weight in Grams:31.1035 g
Weight in Ounces:1 oz
Diameter:32.69 mm
Country:South Africa
Legal Tender:South Africa
Currency:Rand
Denomination:100
Mintage:1,405
Obverse Design:Caracal
Reverse Design:Caracal
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