Silver Somalian Elephant coins are among the most sought-after annual release coins in the precious metals market. Now available in gold, silver, and platinum, these coins feature new designs of the African elephant on the obverse face with each yearly release. Today, the 2017 1 oz Silver Somalian Elephant Coin is yours to purchase online from Silver.com with a perfect certification!
- Ships to you in a protective plastic slab courtesy of the NGC.
- Fourteenth design of the African Wildlife Series.
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .9999 fine silver.
- Face value of 100 Somali Shillings.
- Graded Mint State 70 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
- Early Release designation.
- Obverse features the 2017 African Elephant design.
- Reverse includes the Somali coat of arms.
Silver Somalian Elephants debuted as .999 pure silver coins with 1 oz and 1 Kilo weights back in 2004. Today the coins are available with .9999 purity (as of 2016), and feature six new weights for 2017. This includes the first-ever fractional weights, three in total; as well as a 2 oz coin, a 5 oz coin, and a 2017 10 oz Silver Somalian Elephants.
With your purchase today of a 2017 1 oz Silver Somalian Elephant Coin, you receive a product with a Mint State 70 grade. A perfect grading by the NGC, coins with an MS70 grade have full, original mint luster and bear no detracting flaws of any kind. An ER designation stands for Early Release, and means these coins were received by the NGC for certification within the first 30 days of their release date as set by the Bavarian State Mint.
On the obverse of the 2017 1 oz Silver Somalian Elephant Coin you’ll find the newest elephant design from the mint. It features a large elephant in the foreground with its trunk raised slightly. In the background you’ll see a small traditional hut with grass roof, and a single palm tree rising above it.
The reverse of the Silver Somalian Elephant coin features the coat of arms of Somalia. This image includes a heraldic shield with a single star on, with a background of horizontal lines. There are leopards on either side of the crest, with crossing spears below it.
All Silver Somalian Elephant coins are a product of the Bavarian State Mint. Opened in 1158, the mint is part of Germany’s historic silver mining. Today the mint is part of the German national minting system and is owned by the state government of the Free State of Bavaria.
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