The latest design release from the Somalian Elephant Series is available, and once again the world’s largest land mammal has been captured in a brilliant design. The rotating designs of the Somalian Elephant series make it a must-have for collectors, and the recent jump to .9999 fineness make it a solid contender for investors. Right now, the 2017 1/10 oz Gold Somalian Elephant Coin is available on Silver.com.
- Arrives in protective plastic flips or plastic tubes of 20.
- 14th new African Wildlife Elephant design!
- Consists of One-Tenth Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold.
- Bears a face value of 100 Shillings (Somali).
- Obverse features the all-new elephant design.
- Reverse bears the coat of arms for Somalia. BU condition.
The Somalian Elephant coin series has maintained its popularity over time due in large part to the changing design on the obverse each year. While the motif always remains focused on the African elephant, the specific design and supporting elements change annually.
For the 2017 Gold Somalian Elephant coin, the Bavarian State Mint again features a solitary elephant on the open plains of Africa. Included in the design are traditional geographic features of the savannas.
The obverse of all 2017 1/10 oz Gold Somalian Elephant coins features this brand-new design, which includes a bull elephant in the foreground with its trunk raised in the air. In the background, the sun (or moon) rises high into the sky while a palm tree is visible stretching up over a nearby hut.
On the reverse of all Gold Somalian Elephant coins is the nation’s coat of arms. This image includes the heraldic shield, with its traditional one star against a backdrop of horizontal lines. Two leopards appear on either side to hold up the shield.
Each 2017 1/10 oz Gold Somalian Elephant available on Silver.com today is a BU specimen. Coins in Brilliant Uncirculated condition exhibit no signs of wear and tear, but may feature breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, or contact marks from the coining process.
Bavarian State Mint is one of Germany’s four primary mint facilities, with a history that dates back to 1154. The mint is owned by the Free State of Bavaria and operates from its headquarters in Munich.
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