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2017 Somalia Elephant Proof Platinum Coin Set 100 Mintage with Box & CoA

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In 2017, the Bavarian State Mint continued the release of its Somalia Elephant Platinum Coins. While issuing only a 1 oz platinum bullion coin, the Bavarian State Mint also issues limited mintages of Proof Somalia Elephant Platinum Coins in collectible sets. In 2016, two different sets were issued with a standard proof and a hologram proof. 2017 saw the second release of the proof set. Provident Metals now has 2017 Proof Somalia Elephant Platinum Coin Sets available to you online.


  • Arrives with a black presentation box with a Certificate of Authenticity!
  • 2nd release of Proof Somalia Elephant Platinum Coin sets!
  • Limited mintage of just 100 platinum coin sets!
  • Contains .9995 pure platinum per coin.
  • Issued face values in Somali Shillings.
  • The obverse features the coat of arms for Somalia.
  • On the reverse is the African bush elephant near a traditional hut.

When you purchase a 2017 Proof Somalia Elephant Platinum Coin Set, you receive a total of four coins from the Bavarian State Mint. The set offers 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/10 oz platinum coins. Each one is a proof specimen with frosted designs and mirrored fields. The box holds all four coins in one set and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity inside.


The obverse side of 2017 Proof Somalia Elephant Platinum Coins includes the Somali coat of arms. The national symbol includes a single star on a crowned shield that has a background field of horizontal lines. The inscriptions of Somali Republic, 20 and 16 on either side of the shield, and the face value in Somali Shillings are all marked on this face of the coin.


On the reverse side of 2017 Proof Somalia Elephant Platinum Coins in this set is the unique depiction of the African bush elephant. Used only in 2017, the image features a powerful bush elephant in the foreground raising its trunk above its head with its ears out. In the background, a small traditional hut is found beneath a palm tree. The inscriptions read African Wildlife, Elephant, and the coins weight, purity, and metal content.


2016 introduced a variety of new options for Somalia Elephant Coins. The series gained 2 oz, 5 oz, and 10 oz silver coins, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/10 oz silver coins, a distinctive 1/50 oz gold coin, and the new 1 oz platinum bullion series. The Bavarian State Mint has issued the coins of the Somalia Elephant Series since 2004, and previously issued them from 1999 to 2003 as the Zambia Elephant Series.


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Product Details

Year 2017
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9995
Producer Bavarian State Mint
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated Proof
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Somalia Elephants
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 100
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Packaging Dimensions 12x5.5x2.9
Metal Content 1.85 Troy Ounces
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2573754