Silver Somalia Elephants are some of the world’s best-selling coins across all the weights the Bavarian State Mint offers. Typically offered as a BU specimen with individual and bulk packaging, there are fun ways to purchase this coin individually. For example, if you have a friend or loved one who just welcomed a new baby into the world, the Baby Boy and Baby Girl cards are a great way to give the gift of silver when welcoming a new life. Now, 2022 1/10 oz Silver Somalia Elephants are available to you for purchase online from Silver.com.
- Coins ship to you inside themed Baby Boy celebration cards!
- 19th date in the Silver Somalia Elephant Series!
- Consists of One-Tenth Troy ounce of .9999 fine silver in BU condition.
- Issued a face value of 10 Somali Shillings.
- The obverse depicts the Somali coat of arms.
- On the reverse are two African bush elephants.
Today, there are only three living species of elephant in the world, with two of those subspecies inhabiting the African continent. While the African Wildlife Series ostensibly focuses on the African bush elephant, the African continent is also home to the African forest elephant, a smaller cousin to the bush elephant.
The African bush elephant is the largest of the three living subspecies of elephants in the world and is critically endangered due to habitat loss and poaching. Hunters of illegally killed elephants for decades to harvest the ivory in their tusks. The other member of the elephant family alive today is the Asian elephant, the second-largest land mammal in the world behind the bush elephant. The forest elephant ranks as the third-largest land mammal alive today.
The obverse of 2022 Silver Somalia Elephants comes with a depiction of the Somali coat of arms. The national seal of the Somali Republic features a crowned shield that has a field of horizontal lines with a single star at the center. The shield is supported from either side by heraldic leopards.
On the reverse side of 2022 1/10 oz Silver Elephants is an image of two African bush elephants. This year’s exclusive design shows an adult elephant leading its young calf across the savanna. Both figures are in left-profile relief with trees dotting the horizon in the background, the sun cresting the edge of the design element, and a small flock of birds overhead.
These 2022 1/10 oz Silver Somalia Elephants are available to you with a themed presentation card. This celebratory card is great for marking the birth of a baby boy. The blue cartoon elephant is the perfect accompaniment.
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