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2017 Somalia Elephant 1/10 oz Silver Coin BU

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The African Wildlife Series of Somalia Elephant coins are a popular choice among both precious metals investors and collectors. The series has been available since 2004, and coins are available in both gold and silver. Every year, a new design graces the obverse face of the coins. Right now, you can purchase the 2017 Somalia Elephant 1/10 oz Silver Coin in Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) condition from Provident Metals.


  • Coins ship in protective plastic flips; multiples of 50 ship in tubes.
  • 14th release of the Somalia Elephant Silver Coin!
  • 1st-ever release of the 1/10 oz Silver Elephant!
  • Contains 1/10 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver.
  • Given a face value of 10 Somali Shillings.
  • Obverse features the new 2017 Elephant design.
  • Reverse showcases the Somali coat of arms.
  • Coins are in BU condition.

All of the coins in this listing are in BU condition. Coins in this condition will have no signs of wear and tear. However, they may have minor flaws. These flaws could include breaks in the luster and spotted surfaces. Additionally, contact marks may be present.


The obverse face of the Somalia Elephant Silver Coins changes every year. For this release, you will see an elephant on the open plains standing in a patch of grass. In the background, you can see a modest hut and a single palm tree providing the hut shade.


On the reverse side of these coins, youll see the coat of arms for the nation of Somalia. The seal contains a heraldic shield set above two crossing spears wrapped together in a ribbon. On the seal, there is a single star against a background of horizontal lines. A single leopard stands on either side of the shield to hold it up.


The Somalia Elephant Coins are minted by the Bavarian State Mint in Germany. The mint is located in Munich, and it is a state-owned entity of the Free State of Bavaria.

This year marks the first year that the 1/10 oz silver coins are available. Two other fractional weights were also added to the lineup. In 2016, the mint also added in a platinum option.


When you order precious metals from Provident Metals, you can trust that they will be delivered to your door in discreet packaging to best protect your investment. All orders of more than $199 ship for free.

Please direct your questions to our customer service department. You can reach a customer service team member via live chat, email, or telephone at 800-313-3315.

How Does Free Shipping Work?

When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

When will my order ship?

Most Provident orders are shipped within one (1) business day of your payment clearing. Payments made via PayPal clear instantly. Bitcoin payments clear instantly once the transaction is confirmed. Credit Card and bank wire payments process within 1 business day. ACH and paper check payments take 3-5 business days. Once payments are processed, products are released to fulfillment for packaging and shipping.

Can I choose the method of shipping?

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Will I need to sign for my package?

For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.

What about International Orders?

Provident is only able to ship to addresses in any of the 50 US states. This includes P.O. boxes and APO addresses.

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Product Details

Year 2017
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Bavarian State Mint
Thickness 1.44 mm
Diameter 20 mm
Inner Pack 50
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination 10 Shillings
Country Somalia
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Somalia Elephant
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging Plastic Flip
Metal Content .1 Troy Ounces
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2572977