Big Five - Elephant (1.) - 2019
1 Oz Gold - Proof
- 1st Issue in the Big Five Series
- 1 Ounce 99,99% Gold
- Limited Mintage only 500 pieces worldwide
- In original wooden Box with Certificate of Authenticity
The new series "Big Five" from 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 strenght and family unity.
It is also one of our most intelligent species and the largest land animal on earth.
The Big Five Elephant proof gold coin 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. The nominal FIFTY RAND, the weight 1OZ and the fineness Au 999,9 are shown in a circle in the center. This 99,99% gold proof coin comes in the original box of the South African Mint with a certificate of authenticity.