Since 1980 the South African Mint has also been issuing the Krugerrand in denominations of 1/4 ounce (oz.). This smaller brother of the Krugerrand is also minted with a fineness of 916.66 / 1000. Including the addition of copper, this corresponds to 22 carats. The total weight of the gold coin corresponds to 8.482 grams with a gold content of 7.776 grams (Fig. With the Krugerrand ¼ ounce, you get a globally recognized product, with the same specifications in smaller denominations and at a lower price.