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2017 Colorized Somalia Elephant 1 oz Silver Coin BU

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There is something endearing about the African elephant that makes us adore them. The Somalia Silver Elephant coins have seen incredible popularity since they were first released. The 2017 Somalia Colorized Elephant 1 oz Silver Coin is the 14th design in the series and contains .999 pure silver. This beautifully designed coin is the 14th release in the series and depicts a bull elephant near a traditional hut. Whether youre a collector of the Somalia Silver Elephant series or you have a penchant for wildlife silver coins, youll appreciate the details of this coin. The coin is offered in BU condition and delivered in a plastic capsule that will protect it from damage.


  • Delivered secured in a protective plastic capsule!
  • 14thdesign released in Somalia Silver Elephants series!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver.
  • Face value of 100 Somali Shillings, backed by the Somalia government
  • Obverse features African elephant design for 2017.
  • Reverse features Somalian coat of arms.

Coins that are listed as being Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) condition do not have any type of visible wear and tear on them. There may be some minor flaws, including breaks in the luster, spots on the surface or contact marks resulting from the coining process.

The colorization of the obverse design of the 2017 Somalia Colorized Elephant 1 oz Silver Coin adds an extra layer of beauty to these coins. The elephant seems to be almost stepping off of the coin, with the real-world colors that enhance the detail of the design


The obverse design of the 2017 Somalia Colorized Elephant 1 oz Silver Coin features the 2017 Somalia Silver Elephant design, which is the 14th release in the series. The image depicts a large bull elephant, raising his trunk as he stands out in the open. In the background of the image is a small traditional Somali hut and a towering palm tree.

Reverse Design

The reverse design of the 2017 Somalia Colorized Elephant 1 oz Silver Coin features the Somalian coat of arms. The coat of arms features the crest flanked by two leopards. The wild cats are depicted standing on two spears, crossed below the crest. Also included on the coin are the nation of issue, face value and the year of issue.

The Somalia Silver Elephant series was first rolled out in 1999, under the name of the Zambian Silver Elephant coins. The nation of issue changed in 2004. These coins are some of the most pursued coins in the collecting world.

The colorization of the coins in the Somalia Silver Elephant series is the result of a collaboration between the Bavarian State Mint and a German company named Emporium Hamburg.


Do you have questions about the 2017 Somalia Colorized Elephant 1 oz Silver Coin? Perhaps youre interested in the other African elephant designs in this series? Call our team of experts at 1-800-313-3315 to get the answers that youre looking for. You can also email us or chat with us online through our website.

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Product Details

Year 2017
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Bavarian State Mint
Thickness 3 mm
Diameter 39 mm
Inner Pack 20
Outer Pack 500
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination 100 Shillings
Country Somalia
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Somalia Elephant
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2573457