The African Wildlife Series Somalia Elephant Series has been growing steadily, in popularity and size, in recent years. Available since 2004, these coins have gained increased notoriety in the past few years as more people turn to precious metals as a safe haven for hard-earned cash. The 2017 10 oz Somalia Silver Elephant Coin is available in BU condition today from JM Bullion.
- Ships to you in a protective plastic capsule.
- 1st-ever striking of a 10 oz Silver Elephant!
- 14th issue of Somalia Silver Elephant designs.
- Contains 10 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver.
- Obverse features the new elephant design for 2017.
- Reverse bears the coat of arms for Somalia.
- BU condition.
Each 2017 10 oz Somalia Silver Elephant Coin available today from JM Bullion is a BU specimen. Coins in this condition show no signs of wear and tear, though you may notice minor flaws ranging from breaks in the luster and spotted surfaces to contact marks as a result of striking during the production process.
The reverse of the 2017 Somalia Silver Elephant coin features the coat of arms for Somalia. The nations official seal has a pair of leopards, one on each side, holding up the heraldic shield. On the shield is a single star, similar to the national flag, set against a backdrop of horizontal lines.
On the obverse of all 2017 10 oz Somalia Silver Elephant Coins is the new elephant design for 2017. The worlds largest land mammal is depicted standing on the open Savannah, with a small patch of grass in the immediate foreground and a hut with palm tree for shade in the background.
Somalia Silver 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; a 2 oz coin, a 5 oz coin, and these new 2017 10 oz Somalia Silver Elephants.
The Bavarian State Mint produces the Somalia Silver Elephant on an annual basis in gold, silver, and platinum. Located in Munich, the Bavarian State Mint is one of Germanys four major mints and is state-owned by the Free State of Bavaria.
Please direct your questions to a JM Bullion associate. You can connect with us on the phone at 800-276-6508, online using our live chat, and via our email address.