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2023 Proof Congo Silverback Gorilla 1/10 oz Gold Coin

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Introducing the captivating 2023 Proof Congo Silverback Gorilla 1/10 oz Gold Coin, marking the remarkable 9th release within the Congo Silverback Gorilla Series. Crafted with precision at the Scottsdale Mint, these coins bear the official endorsement of the Congolese government. Each year, these coins unveil a distinctive portrayal of a silverback gorilla, rendering every annual release a moment of eager anticipation. Now, seize the opportunity to secure the tiniest fractional ounce within this esteemed series. Order yours now, at Provident Metals.


  • Comes in acrylic capsules!
  • 9thdesign of the Silverback Gorilla coin series!
  • Limited mintage of only 1,000 gold coins!
  • Smallest size available in the series!
  • Contains 1/10 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
  • The 1000 Francs CFA face value is backed by the government of Congo.
  • The Congolese coat of arms is located on the obverse field.
  • A silverback gorilla with its baby is displayed on the reverse field.

Your acquisition of the 2023 Proof Congo Silverback Gorilla 1/10 oz Gold Coin is enhanced by its protective acrylic casing. Remarkably, this coin boasts the distinction of being the smallest within its coveted series, embodying both rarity and elegance. Each coin featured in this offering is struck as a proof.


The obverse of the 2023 Proof Congo Silverback Gorilla 1/10 oz Gold Coin eloquently displays the Congolese coat of arms, an emblem of strength and unity. This shield exhibits a noble lion clutching a torch, flanked by elephants. Inscriptions read REPUBLIQUE DU CONGO, UNITE TRAVAIL PROGRES, and 1000 FRANCS CFA.


Turning to the reverse, the 2023 Proof Congo Silverback Gorilla 1/10 oz Gold Coin reveals an endearing depiction of an adult silverback gorilla cradling its young. Rendered in a captivating front-facing relief, this evocative image bears the coin’s distinctive markings at its pinnacle. These marks include 9999 GOLD, 2023, and 1/10TH TROY OUNCE.


Renowned for their unique defense strategies, silverback gorillas are adept at repelling predators and potential threats. Their iconic chest-beating stance is a display of dominance, yet these majestic creatures are more renowned for their quiet and introspective nature. Nourishing themselves primarily on a herbivorous diet of roots, fruits, and bamboo. However, their survival is at a critical juncture, with only about 1,000 gorillas left in their natural habitat.


Should you seek further insights or have any inquiries, the Provident Metals customer service team eagerly awaits your call at 1-800-313-3315. We also extend our support via email and our convenient online chat feature, ensuring a seamless and informed experience.

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Product Details

Year 2023
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9998
Producer Scottsdale Mint
Diameter 16.5 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination 1,000 CFA Francs
Country Republique Du Congo
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series SilverBack Gorillas
Certificate of Authenticity No
Mintage 1,000
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Metal Content .10 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 4027003