Somalian Elephant coins are available annually from the Bavarian State Mint today in silver, gold, and platinum. While the program’s bullion coins attract investors, the proof coins make an excellent addition to any collection due to new design releases each year and low mintage figures. The 2016 5 oz Gold Somalian Elephant Proof Coin is available today on Silver.com.
- Ships to you in a commemorative box complete with a Certificate of Authenticity.
- Mintage limited to 50 coins only!
- 12th design from the Somalian Elephant series!
- Consists of Five Troy ounces of .9999 fine gold in proof.
- Issued a face value of 1,500 Somali Shillings.
- Obverse features the unique elephant design for 2015.
- Reverse includes the coat of arms for the nation of Somalia.
Each year the Somalian Elephant Series is released, the silver and gold versions of the coin are available in bullion and proof versions. The proof coin is the official collector’s version of the series, with enhanced value courtesy of the low mintage figures and ever-changing designs.
Somalian Elephant coins are part of the African Wildlife Series and feature a new obverse image each year. The motif always remains focused on the African elephant, the largest land mammal in the world today. However, the exact design is changed each year to make the coins attractive to collectors who value diversity in their collection.
On the obverse of the 2015 5 oz Gold Somalian Elephant Proof coin you’ll find the image of two elephants from a herd. The pair are walking in a line, with one in front of the other. In the background you’ll notice a grouping of trees rising into the sky where a flock of birds follows the herd overhead.
The reverse of all Gold Somalian Elephant Proof coins includes the coat of arms for Somalia. Engravings on this face of the coin read “Somali Republic,” “2015” with the numbers split on either side of the heraldic shield, and the face value of “1500 Shillings” along the bottom.
All 2015 5 oz Gold Somalian Elephant Coins in this product listing arrive with a wooden commemorative box to hold and protect your investment in this brilliant proof coin. Included is a numbered Certificate of Authenticity that identifies your coins position in the limited run striking of these proofs.
The Bavarian State Mint was founded in 1158 and is one of Europe’s oldest operating mints. Today it is part of Germany’s national minting system, striking both commemorative coins and circulation Euros. The mint is owned by the state government of the Free State of Bavaria.
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