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2009 Somalia Elephant 1 oz Silver Coin BU

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One of the most popular silver coins in the world, the Somalia Elephant Coin debuted for the nation in 2004, but had been previously issued as early as 1999. The collection has long used fresh designs of the African bush elephant on its reverse face each year, placing it among the leaders in this design trend in the precious metals industry. Right now, you can get 2009 Somalia Elephant 1 oz Silver Coins online at Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with a protective plastic packet!
  • 6th issue of the Somalia Elephant 1 oz Silver coin!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver in BU condition.
  • Bears a face value of 100 Somali Shillings.
  • On the obverse is the Somali coat of arms.
  • The reverse features the image of an African bush elephant.

With your purchase of 2009 Somalia Elephant 1 oz Silver Coins, you receive a coin that is housed in a protective packet from the mint. The Somalia Elephant coins in this listing are a product of the Bavarian State Mint and arrive in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.


On the obverse side of 2009 Somalia Elephant 1 oz Silver Coins is a depiction of the Somali coat of arms. The national emblem includes a crowned shield with a field of horizontal lines. At the center of the shield is a single star, a design reminiscent of the Somali national flag that features a single white star on a field of blue. The shield is supported by leopards and features crossed spears and fern leaves below.


The reverse of the 2009 Somalia Elephant 1 oz Silver Coin includes the image of an African bush elephant. The elephant depicted here is shown in the short grass at the edge of a large body of water in right-profile relief. The elephants ears are fluffed out and its trunk raised as the sun rises into the sky in the background. The African bush elephant is the largest land mammal in the world and is one of three elephant species still alive in the world. The others include the African forest elephant and the Asian elephant.


The African Wildlife Series Elephant coins debuted in 1999 as the Zambia Elephant Series. The coins were issued in 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver for Zambia from 1999 to 2003, and each year featured a new reverse design of the African bush elephant. This tradition has continued since 2004 when the Bavarian State Mint switched the series to Somalia.


If you have any questions about these silver coins, Provident Metals is happy to assist. You can call us on the phone at 800-313-3315, chat with us live online, or simply send us an email with your inquiries.

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Product Details

Year 2009
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .999
Producer Bavarian Mint
Thickness 3 mm
Diameter 39 mm
Inner Pack 20
Outer Pack 500
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination 100 Shillings
Country Somalia
Edge Style Smooth
Product Series Somalian Elephant
Certificate of Authenticity No
Capsule Size 39 mm
Packaging Protective Packet
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2571799