One of the more beautiful silver coin series with revolving designs right now is the Congo Silverback Gorilla from the Scottsdale Mint. Introduced in 2015, the images of the silverback gorilla on the coin change each year with a purpose in mind, shifting between docile and aggressive depictions of the massive apes. Right now, you can buy 2017 Congo Silverback Gorilla 1 oz Silver Coins in Proof-like finish at Provident Metals.
Your 2017 Congo Silverback Gorilla 1 oz Silver Coin in this Provident Metals listing comes with a protective plastic capsule for individuals coins and sealed plastic sheets for multiples of 5 coins. All specimens in this release of the Congo Silverback Gorilla have proof-like visuals that included frosted designs and mirrored background fields.
The silverback gorilla is depicted displaying its power on the obverse of the 2017 Congo Silverback Gorilla 1 oz Silver Coin. The silverback gorilla is not a species of gorilla, but rather refers to the alpha male in the family troop. The silverback is so-named for the streak of silver fur that runs down the back. The silverback makes all decisions for the family troop, from its feeding and sleeping grounds to defending the troop from threats.
The Republic of Congo seal is depicted on the reverse side of 2017 Congo Silverback Gorilla 1 oz Silver Coins. The seal includes a crowned shield that has a rampant lion on its surface and the support of massive elephants on either side. The nation of issue, national motto, and face value of the coin are all inscribed on this side.
Congo Silverback Gorilla coins are issued annually by the Scottsdale Mint dating to the 2015 debut. Over the course of time, the series has expanded to feature additional options. For example, the 2017 release of the coins was particularly robust with these 1 oz silver proof-like coins accompanied by 1 oz silver bullion and 1 oz colorized silver options with the same designs.
If you have any questions about these coins, we encourage you to reach out to customer service at Provident Metals. You can reach out to us on the phone at 800-313-3315, chat with us live online, or simply send us an email.
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