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2018 Republic of Chad Lion 1 oz Silver Coin BU

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The 2018 Republic of Chad Lion 1 oz Silver Coin is the 4th design that was released in the African Lion Silver Coin series. The program debuted in 2015 and has been hotly collected by both the investor of precious metal coins and the collector of African wildlife coins. The coin contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver and was issued a face value of 5,000 Francs, considered to be legal tender and backed by the Republic of Chad. The coin was released in limited numbers of just 50,000, which has an impact on the availability of the coin.


  • Delivered in protective plastic, or in tubes of 20; includes Certificate of Authenticity!
  • 4thdesign issued in African Lion Silver Coin series!
  • Mintage limited to just 50,000 coins!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
  • Face value of 5,000 Francs (CFA), backed by the Republic of Chad.
  • Obverse features a map of Africa with the Republic of Chad highlighted.
  • Reverse features the 2018 design of the African lion.

The 2018 Republic of Chad Lion 1 oz Silver Coin is the 4th beautiful new coin in the African Lion Series of Silver Coins. Introduced in 2015 by Sunshine Minting, the collection first featured the nation of Burundi as the issuing nation of the coin. The first year release of the coins featured a male lion accompanied by a lioness lying in the fields with a tree in the background. Each of the coins that followed in 2016 and 2017 featured a fresh new design and a new nation of issue.

The 2018 Republic of Chad Lion 1 oz Silver Coin was issued on behalf of the Republic of Chad. It follows the popular 2017 silver coin, also issued by the Republic of Chad, featured a solo crouching lioness as she stalked her prey through the tall grass.


The obverse design of the 2018 Republic of Chad Lion 1 oz Silver Coin features the same design of each of the coins in the series. The reverse features a map of the African continent, with the nation of issue highlighted. This coin features the landlocked nation of the Republic of Chad. The other countries in Africa are not recognizable by national boundaries, but the Republic of Chad is visible as a mirrored section within the otherwise matte appearance of the continental map.


The reverse design of the 2018 Republic of Chad Lion 1 oz Silver Coin features the image of a proud male lion. The lion has a full mane that dominates most of the design on the coin. His face is stoic as he surveys his surroundings, protecting his pride.

The 2018 Republic of Chad Lion 1 oz Silver Coin is in brilliant uncirculated (BU) condition. Your coin features a shiny mirrored background and frosted design sets that help to bring an interesting visual appeal.


We encourage our Provident Metals customers to reach out to us with any questions about this silver coin, or perhaps about others needed to complete a collection. You can chat live with us on our website or send us an email. You can also call us at 1-800-313-3315. We look forward to helping you make your purchasing decisions.

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Product Details

Year 2018
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .999
Producer Sunshine Minting
Diameter 39 mm
Inner Pack 20
Outer Pack 500
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination 5,000 Francs CFA
Country Republic of Chad
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series African Lion
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 50,000
Packaging Protective Plastic
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Capsule Size 39 mm
Provident ID 2574656