2016 Somalia Elephant Proof Platinum Coin Set #4 of 100 Mintage with Box & CoA
2016 was a major year of growth for the Somalia Elephant Series from the Bavarian State Mint. Previously available in 1 oz silver, 1 kilo silver, and 1 oz gold as the primary options, the program grew significantly to include several more weights in silver and gold, and gained a new Somalia Elephant Platinum coin. As part of the celebration, a beautiful proof set was offered. Right now, you can buy one of these very rare 2016 Proof Somalia Elephant Platinum Coin Sets.
Arrives with a black presentation box and a Certificate of Authenticity!
1st-ever release of Somalia Elephant Platinum Coins!
Proof set includes 4 coins!
Limited mintage of just 100 platinum coin sets!
Contains .9995 pure platinum per coin.
Bears various face values in Somali Shillings.
On the obverse is the Somalia coat of arms.
The reverse field features the exclusive 2016 image of the African bush elephant.
With your purchase of the 2016 Proof Somalia Elephant Platinum Coin Set, you receive a set of four proof platinum coins in a black presentation box. The box includes text on the interior lid denoting the coins are part of the African Wildlife Series. Included in this set are four proof coins: 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/10 oz. Each coin has .9995 pure platinum content with frosted designs and mirrored fields.
On the obverse side of the 2016 Proof Somalia Elephant Platinum Coin is a depiction of the Somali coat of arms. The national emblem comes with a single star on a field of horizontal lines on a crowned shield. The shield is supported by two leopards and surrounded by inscriptions that include Somali Republic, 2016, and the face value of the individual coin.
The reverse face of 2016 PRoof Somalia Elephant Platinum Coins includes a unique vision of the African bush elephant. Here, the elephant is shown in the grass near the shore of a body of water. The elephant has its ears fluffed outwards and its trunk raised as its long tusks point outward. The sun rises into the sky in the background as tall trees rise to meet the horizon in the distance. Inscriptions on this face include African Wildlife, Elephant, 1 oz Platinum, and 999,5.
In 2016, the Bavarian State Mint introduced fractional-ounce silver to the program, as well as 2 oz, 5 oz, and 10 oz silver. The gold series gained more fractional-ounce coins to include a new 1/50 oz gold coin. Additionally, the mint added a 1 oz platinum coin with this commemorative proof set celebrating the debut with fractional-ounce platinum coins available.
Year - 2016
Mint Mark - Not Shown
Metals Purity .9995
Producer - Bavarian Mint
Condition - Proof
Denomination - 1,000, 500, 200, and 100 shillings
Country - Somalia
Edge Style - Reeded
Product Series - Platinum Elephants
Certificate of Authenticity - Yes
Mintage - #4 of 100
Packaging - Presentation Packaging
Metal Content - 1.85 Troy ounces
Shipping - Free