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Kruger

Stephanus Johannes Paulus , known as Oom Paul. 1825--1904, Boer statesman; president of the Transvaal (1883--1900). His opposition to Cecil Rhodes and his denial of civil rights to the Uitlanders led to the Boer War (1899--1902)
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The springbok is also depicted on the reverse of the world-renowned Krugerrand.
--(1979) "Canadian Coin Competition for Krugerrand." Washington Post (27 August).
"Nothing can bring Mum back but we would love to have the jewellery returned because to us it is irreplaceable." Among the stolen keepsakes was a Krugerrand ring owned by Dorothy's husband, William, who died 31 years ago, and a silver bracelet in memory of her great-nephew who died as a baby.
Pepper, 38, of 51 Brimfield Road, Holland, was accused of taking items, including a diamond ring, a woman's Rolex watch, South African Krugerrands and a half-kilo gold bar, from restaurateur George Lagaris in 2006.
Krugerrand showed his liking for the Knavesmire with his third win in the Symphony Group Stakes.
In "Born Again" we see a tribute to the deployment of the Krugerrand in Rabbit Is Rich, a meditation on Bob Dylan's Christian conversion, and an elegiac notice of the transition from the funky seventies to Reaganite winter.
Though her decision to wear a South African Krugerrand on her watchband was a dangerous action, and hard to accept and understand, Giovanni explained to Barbara Reynolds in 1985: "I bought that one and put it on my watch because I'm not going to be intimidated in my views, and I wanted to make a statement." There was an attempt on her life because she did not support the South African travel boycott, but Giovanni maintained her right to disagree with fellow African American leaders: "There's no room right now in the black community for dissent on any number of issues.
Criminals & scamsters IN 1986 Paul Clark's dad, Michael Jackson, made a trans-Atlantic getaway after escaping from an open prison where he was serving a sentence for Krugerrand smuggling.
Q: About 30 years ago, when I was a child, a relative gave me a gold krugerrand coin as a gift.
A national legal tender gold coin will stand as an internationally recognised symbol of the UAE much like the Canadian Maple Leaf, Australian Nugget, South African Krugerrand and others.