When it comes to buying silver coins that are collectible, the Somalia Silver Elephant collection has something for everyone. The popular bullion series features a few clever twists on its usual gold, silver, and platinum options each year. These include colorized coins as well as a gilded coin that brings silver and gold together. The 2018 1 oz Somalia Silver Elephant Coin is now available to you for purchase from JM Bullion with gilded finish!
- Arrives in a protective plastic capsule.
- 15th year for the Somalia Elephant release!
- Features a layer of 24-karat gold on the African Elephant design!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver in BU condition.
- Issued a face value of 100 Shillings (Somalia).
- Obverse includes a gilded layer on the 2018 African Elephant design.
- Reverse features the coat of arms for the nation.
Gilded coins are a unique option for any buyer as they bring together both silver and gold on one beautiful coin. The 2018 1 oz Somalia Silver Elephant Gilded Coin includes a layer of 24-karat gold on the obverse fields African elephant design. Though nominal in additional value, the visual brilliance and contrast provide stunning collectible value!
The Somalia Silver Elephant coins have been available as a Somali-issue coin since 2004, and have grown in time to feature much larger mintages than the initial annual cap of 5,000. Today, Silver Elephants are available with high mintage figures to meet demand, as well as .9999 pure silver and fractional-weights to attract any buyer.
On the obverse of your 2018 1 oz Somalia Silver Elephant Coin youll find the image of an elephants head directly in the foreground. The largest land mammal in the world, this elephant reaches its massive trunk forward and almost eclipses the rim of the coin. The 24-karat gold is applied only to the elephant in this design.
The reverse of all Somalia Silver Elephant coins has the nations coat of arms. Somalias coat of arms includes two leopards on either side of the national shield. The predatory cats stand on crossed spears, with two fern leaves in the center and a ribbon draped over the spears. Engravings of the year of issue, face value, and nation of issue are also included.
Your 2018 1 oz Somalia Silver Elephant Coin is in BU condition. Coins in BU condition feature no signs of wear and tear, but minor flaws are possible. These range from breaks in the luster and spotted surfaces to contact marks, and all stem from the striking of blanks at the mint during production.
Located in Munich, the Bavarian State Mint is one of Germanys oldest operating mint facilities. It is owned and operated by the government of the Free State of Bavaria, and has produced Silver Elephant coins since the 1999 debut of the Zambian Elephants.
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