There’s another release in the 2016 Congo Silver African Lion coin series, and it’s one of the three new products available in the young series. These coins debuted in 2015, and continued in 2016 with the 1 oz coin’s release. Now, three additional weights are available in this silver coin series. The 2016 10 oz Congo Silver African Lion Coin is available in BU condition courtesy of JM Bullion.
- Ships to you in a protective plastic capsule with certificate of authenticity.
- Maximum mintage set at 1,500 coins for global distribution.
- 1st release of the 10 oz Congo Silver African Lion weight!
- Contains 10 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- Issued a face value of 50,000 Francs by the Republic of Congo.
- Obverse includes an enhanced version of the Congo Silver African Lion design.
- Reverse features the crest of the Republic of Congo.
- Brilliant Uncirculated specimens.
Congo Silver African Lion coins are an annual silver coin release of the Republic of Congo. The coins debuted with the 1 oz release in 2015, and prior to the release of the 2016 10 oz Congo Silver African Lion coin, there had never been larger weight coins. Previous releases were limited to 1 oz silver coins.
For 2016, in addition to expanding the 1 oz offerings to include gilded and proof specimens, these coins are now available in 5 oz, 10 oz, and 1 Kilo weights. The new weights feature the same basic design with enhancements that make use of the extra surface area of these larger coins.
On the obverse of the 2016 10 oz Congo Silver African Lion coin is the image of a male and female lion as they prowl the savanna for food. Included in the larger surface area of this coin you’ll find another female lion working with the pair, and the mountain in the background has more of its size and scope visible courtesy of the extra space.
The reverse of each 2016 Congo Silver African Lion coin bears the coat of arms for the Republic of Congo. In addition to the engravings of the nation’s full name, the face value of the coin, and its weight, purity, and metal content, you’ll find the crest of the Republic of Congo. Featuring a lion in the center of the shield, a pair of massive elephant heads prop up the shield on either side.
Each of these 2016 10 oz Congo Silver African Lion coins are in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. Coins with a BU grade exhibit no signs of wear and tear, but do feature minor blemishes such as breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, or contact marks.
If you have questions, we encourage you to reach out to JM Bullion. Our customer service team is available on the phone at 800-276-6508, online using our live web chat service, and via our email address. Check out our full selection of Congo Silver Coins.