The latest release in the Rwandan Wildlife Series is available now, with both bullion and proof versions of the popular low-mintage coins available. Rwandan Wildlife coins are a great option for both investors and collectors, with prices for these coins holding steady in a market that seen increase due to demand. Right now, the 2017 1 oz Proof Silver Rwandan Hippo Coin is available online at Silver.com.
- Ships in a protective plastic capsule.
- Mintage limited to 1,000 coins only!
- Tenth release of the Rwandan Wildlife Series!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 pure silver in proof.
- Bears a face value of 50 Francs (RWF) backed by the Central Bank of Rwanda.
- Obverse includes the image of a Hippo family.
- Reverse features the coat of arms for Rwanda.
Rwandan Wildlife Series coins are part of a program launched in 2008 by BH Mayer at the Kunstprageanstalt GmbH mint in Munich, Germany. The coins have similar design features from one year to the next in the release schedule, while the reverse side of the coin design is the same from one year to the next.
Each 2017 1 oz Proof Silver Rwandan Hippo Coin ships to you upon purchase in a protective plastic capsule to protect the brilliant proof finish of the coin. Additionally, these coins are available with individually numbered Certificate of Authenticity to validate your purchase of these low-mintage coins.
The reverse of all Rwandan Wildlife Series coins includes the national shield and coat of arms for Rwanda. Engravings on this face are in a native tribal dialect, and read “Banki Nkuru Y’u Rwanda,” “Amafaranga Mirongo Itanu,” and also the face value of “50.” The national motto and nation of issue are included in the crest.
On the obverse of the 2017 1 oz Proof Silver Rwandan Hippo Coin you’ll find the image of a family if hippos in the lower-left of the design field, along with outline of the African continent which is featured on the obverse of all the coins in this series. The hippopotamus is found throughout sub-Saharan Africa and is a semiaquatic species that spends the day cooling in the water while emerging at night to feed on grasses.
Rwandan Wildlife Series coins are produced at the family-owned and operated BH Mayer Mint in Germany. Founded in 1871, the mint prides itself on producing coins and other products with the highest quality and finest designs.
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