The 2011 edition is the second release of the Somalia Elephant Gold Series. The Somalia Elephant 1 oz Gold coin has been issued since 2010 and follows from the success of the Silver issue.
The coins contain 1 oz of pure 99.9% gold and have a diameter of 38.7 mm. The annually changing motifs add to the global appeal of the series. The Somalia Elephant series is produced by the Bavarian State Mint in Germany and has been gaining in popularity with both investors and collectors.
The 2011 Somalia Elephant Gold Coin can be purchased tax free.
Design / appearance
The Somalia Elephant 1oz Gold Coin 2011 shows a mother elephant with her cub. The baby elephant is being led by the trunk of the mother. The elephants are depicted wandering in the African steppe. The afternoon sun can be seen in the upper right quarter. The inscription "AFRICAN WILDLIFE ● ELEPHANT ● 1oz Au 999" can be seen in the remote edge area.
The value page shows the state emblem of the Republic of Somalia. The coat of arms is held by two leopards and has a five-pointed heathen crown. The coat of arms is framed on both sides by the numbers "20" and "11", which is the year of issue. Above the motif is the country of issue engraved as "SOMALI REPUBLIC". Underneath the coat of arms is the nominal value "1000 Shillings". The edge bar is surrounded by a circle of dots.
Country of origin: Republic of Somalia
Mint: Bavarian State Mint
Year of minting: 2011
Fine weight: 31.10 g
Diameter: 38.7 mm
Nominal value: 1,000 shillings
Coin edge: ribbed
Scratch resistance: Poor
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