One of the world’s newest wildlife-themed coin series, the World’s Wildlife collection of silver coins offers its second design in 2020. Roaming ocean and dry land for design inspiration, the second release of the series offers a glimpse of the largest mammal living on the planet today: the blue whale. Right now, 2020 1 oz Congo Whale Silver Coins with a gilded finish are available to purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Arrives inside of an individual plastic capsule!
- 2nd year of availability for the World’s Wildlife Series coins!
- Limited mintage of only 5,000 gilded coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of 20 Francs backed by the government of the Congo.
- On the obverse is the national coat of arms for the Democratic Republic of Congo.
- The reverse features a blue whale breaching the surface of the ocean.
- 24-karat gold layering on the whale in the reverse.
Each 2020 1 oz Congo Whale Silver Coin available to you in this product listing comes from the Brilliant Uncirculated release of the 2020 Whale Coins. In total, 30,000 of these silver coins were produced, with 5,000 BU coins available with this gilded layer. A gilded coin has a select, thin application of 24-karat gold on design elements to create visual contrast. Each coin available here comes with an individual plastic capsule.
The World’s Wildlife Series launched in 2019 with the Giraffe coin. Like its predecessor, the new 2020 Whale Silver Coin is available as a traditional BU silver coin, a colorized silver coin, and in this gilded release. The 2020 Whale showcases the largest living mammal in the world today.
On the obverse side of 2020 Congo Whale Silver Coins includes the national coat of arms for the Democratic Republic of Congo. Long known as Zaire, the Congo has a coat of arms that is rare in its lack of a shield within the design. Instead, the image features a leopard’s head in front-facing relief with an elephant tusk on one side and a spear on the other.
The reverse field of 2020 Congo Whale Silver Coins features an image of the blue whale as it breaches the surface of the ocean. Known as the Antarctic blue whale, the species is capable of growing to a weight of some 400,000 pounds and can reach up to 98 feet in overall length. When compared to the world’s largest land mammal by weight, the African bush elephant, one Antarctic blue whale is the equivalent of 33 elephants!
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