The Somalia Elephant 1 oz Gold coin made its debut in 2010 and follows the highly successful Somalia Silver coin which was first minted in 2004. The series features yearly design changes, but will always depict an elephant motif in its natural environment.
This 2010 Somali 1 ounce elephant gold coin is the first issue of the series. These 99.9% pure gold coins have beautiful designs, and are sought after by collectors as well as investors. Due to the changing annual designs and the exceptional quality, the Somalia elephant series has gained global recognition and should be a part of every collectors portfolio.
The design of the gold and silver editions is identical.
The Somalia Elephant Gold Coin 2010 can be purchased tax free.
Design / appearance
The motif of the 2010 Somali Elephant 1 oz gold coin shows a single elephant wading on the shore. In the background you can see an acacia tree and other steppe animals drinking water on the shore. There are also six birds flying in the air behind the elephant. In the remote border area the inscription "AFRICAN WILDLIFE ● ELEPHANT ● 1oz Au 999" is shown.
The value page depicts the coat of arms of the Republic of Somalia. The coat of arms shows the flag of Somalia with a five-pointed star in the center. Leopards are shown on either side of the coats of arms, standing on crossed spears. Around the spears lies a ribbon and green palm.
The coat of arms is framed on the left and right by the numbers "20" and "10". The issuing country "SOMALI REPUBLIC" is displayed above the coat of arms. The face value "1000 Shillings" is below the coat of arms. The edge bar is decorated with a circle of dots.
Country of origin: Republic of Somalia
Mint: Bavarian State Mint
Year of minting: 2010
Fine weight: 31.10 g
Diameter: 38.7 mm
Nominal value: 1,000 shillings
Coin edge: ribbed
Scratch resistance: Poor
|Country of Origin||Somalia|
|Gross Weight||31.10 grams|
|Denomination (oz)||1 oz|
|Year of issue||2010|
|Face value||1000 Shillings|
|Packing||Single in Capsule|
|Packing Unit||20 enrolled|
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