Using Copied 1974 Krugerrand Reverse Image on

Copyright Theft

Perhaps we should be flattered by the number of people including dealers who continually infringe our IP (Intellectual Property) rights by using our copyright images, but we do not find it amusing, and will take legal action against any copyright thieves.

preciousmetaltax is just one of the many coin dealers, bloggers & websites worldwide who commit copyright theft by using our copyright images without our permission. On their website, a page of which we reproduce here, they are clearly using our 1974 Krugerrand Reverse photograph.

Sample Listing

With this app you can look up the precise gold content or ‘melt value’ of over 700 gold coins from 50 countries from the 1700s to present. Never over-pay for the gold content of a coin ever again! This easy-to-use app is carefully designed to…

What’s Wrong?

It is dishonest and unethical to pirate and steal other people’s work by using high quality copyright photographs without the owner’s consent. We can partially understand why they do it; it is quick and easy (but then so is robbing people).

We also noticed when you actually click on the link to their Gold Coin App, they also spam you with multiple adverts.


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