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2016 Discovery Endangered Species of Africa Mandrill and Lion 3 oz Silver Coin Set with Box & CoA

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Silver coin sets are popular, especially when they come in partnership with the Discovery Channel. The first release in a set of Endangered Series of the World Coins is now available, and it showcases two of the most at-risk species in Africa: the African Lion and Mandrill. These two coins feature brilliantly colorized designs. Right now, you can get the 2016 Discovery Endangered Species of Africa Mandrill and Lion 3 oz Silver Set from Provident Metals.


  • Ships in a Discovery Channel-themed display box containing the coins in individual capsules!
  • Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity!
  • Mintage limited to just 700 total sets.
  • 1st release set in the Endangered Species of the World Collection.
  • Each coin contains 1.5 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
  • Each coin has a face value of $2 (NZD) with legal tender status in Niue.
  • Produced by the New Zealand Mint.
  • Colorized obverse design is that of the Earth along with a silver depiction of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse side of each coin showcases a colorized design of the animal species represented.

The coins in this listing are in Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) condition. While coins in this condition may have minor flaws, they will show no signs of wear and tear.

These coins ship in special presentation packaging made to use as display cases for these beautiful coins. Capsules are included to protect the coins.


The obverse face of all of the coins in this series shows a colorized image of the globe. Also on this side of the coin, you will see the image of Queen Elizabeth II in right-profile relief.


Each of these coins has a different reverse design. One coin shows a fully colorized image of the African Mandrill, which is considered the worlds largest monkey species. These animals have brilliantly colored faces and fur.

The African Lion coin showcases the image of a male lion and a young cub. Both animals are pictured in great detail, and you can even see individual furs coming off of the adult lions large, fluffy mane.


The New Zealand Mint is producing these coins in conjunction with the Discovery Channel. The series is planned to contain seven releases, representing each of the continents of the world. In each set, there will be two different coins, each representing a different endangered species. The series will feature a total of 14 coins.


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Product Details

Year 2016
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .999
Producer New Zealand Mint
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination $2 NZD
Country Niue
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Endangered Species
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 700
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Metal Content 3 Troy Ounces
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2572972