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2021 Congo Silverback Gorilla 1 oz Silver Coin Proof-like

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One of the most popular collections of African silver, the Congo Silverback Gorilla Series is issued for the Republic of Congo by the Scottsdale Mint in the United States. These legal tender bullion coins have a new depiction of the silverback gorilla on the obverse each year and come with a stirring new design for 2021. Today, you have the opportunity to get 2021 Congo Silverback Gorilla 1 oz Silver Coins online from Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with individual plastic flips, protective tubes of 20 coins, or Scottsdale Mint Monster Boxes of 500 silver coins!
  • 7th year of release for the Congo Silverback Gorilla Silver Coins!
  • Limited mintage of just 75,000 silver coins!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
  • The face value of 500 Francs (CFA) is backed by the Republic of Congo.
  • On the obverse is a new silverback gorilla design.
  • The reverse features the Congolese coat of arms.
  • Proof-like coins.

Gorillas live in family units known as troops. The silverback gorilla is the alpha male, elder, and protector of the family unit. The typical silverback stands six feet tall and weighs around 350 pounds. Often referred to as mountain gorillas, silverbacks have long, black hair with thick, shaggy coats and a definitive stripe of silver down their backs.


On the obverse of 2021 Congo Silverback Gorilla 1 oz Silver Coins is a depiction of a powerful male gorilla. This silverback is standing on his hind legs while resting his hands on the rocks in front of him. Male silverbacks will often stand on their hind legs, stamp their feet, and pound their chests in a display of dominance to scare off any threats to the troop. IN this unique design, the male silverback appears to blend in with the rocks around him, a symbol of the solid strength of the male silverback. Inscriptions on this field include 1 OZ .999 SILVER, 2021, and CONGO SILVERBACK GORILLA.


The reverse side of the 2021 Congo Silverback Gorilla Silver Coin is an image of the Congolese coat of arms. The seal of the nation includes a shield with a rampant lion clutching a torch. The shield is supported by heraldic elephants on each side that stand on a tree trunk that runs beneath the shield. The inscriptions on this face of the coin read REPUBLIQUE DU CONGO and 500 FRANCS CFA.


The Congo Silverback Series was introduced in 2015 by Scottsdale Mint. The coins traditionally come in 1 oz silver as a BU specimen with proof-like visuals and as a colorized BU specimen. The mint also has issued the coins as 1 Kilo proof specimens at times.


2021 Congo Silverback Gorilla 1 oz Silver Coins listed here come in plastic flips individually. Multiples are housed in tubes of 20 coins or Scottsdale Mint Monster Boxes of 500 coins.

Please contact Provident Metals with any questions. Our team is available at 800-313-3315, online using our live chat, and via our email address.

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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.

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Product Details

Year 2021
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .999
Producer Scottsdale Mint
Thickness 3.2 mm
Diameter 38.6 mm
Inner Pack 20
Outer Pack 500
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination 5000 Francs
Country Congo
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Silverback Gorilla
Certificate of Authenticity No
Capsule Size 38 mm
Packaging Plastic Flips
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 1.6 x 1.6 x 0.2
Provident ID 3753706