The new series "Big Five" by the South African Mint is a celebration of Africa’s natural heritage. The first issue in this series is dedicated to the elephant. The African Elephant is a symbol of majestic strength and family unity. It is also one of our most intelligent species and the largest land animal on earth.The Big Five Elephant silver coin set is presented in a double coin capsule and a noble wooden box. The wooden tray with the two coins can be removed and you can choose which side you want to present.
- 1st Issue in the Big Five Series
- 2 Ounces of 99,9% Silver
- Limited Mintage only 1,000 sets
- In original wooden Box with Certificate of Authenticity
- With removable Tray
Elephants are large mammals of the family Elephantidae in the order Proboscidea. Three species are currently recognised: the African bush elephant, the African forest elephant, and the Asian elephant. Elephants are scattered throughout sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.
The coin made of one ounce 99,9% silver features the impressive head of an African Elephant and under it the South Africa‘s coat of arms and the inscriptions ‚SOUTH AFRICA‘, and ‚BIG FIVE 2019‘. The reverse of the coin features two halves of an elephant portrait so that when two of the coins are placed next to each other, a complete close-up portrait of an elephant is seen; by placing many of these coins next to each other, a herd of elephants can be seen. This first issue of the Big Five Series comes in an illustrated.