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2023 Somalia Elephant 1 oz Gold Coin BU

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Introduced in 1999 by the Bavarian State Mint, the Somalia Elephant bullion coin series was initially issued for Zambia between 1999 and 2003. In 2004, the series shifted to Somalia and would eventually grow into one of the largest and most popular bullion collections in the world. Right now, you can buy 2023 Somalia Elephant 1 oz Gold Coins online from Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with an acrylic capsule!
  • 20th coin in the Somalia Elephant 1 oz Gold Series!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold in BU condition.
  • Bears a face value of 1,000 Somali Shillings.
  • The obverse depicts the Somali coat of arms.
  • On the reverse is an African bush elephant eating from a tree.

With your purchase of the 2023 Somalia Elephant 1 oz Gold Coin online at Provident Metals, you will receive a coin housed in an acrylic capsule. The coins available here are in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.


The obverse side of the 2023 Somalia Elephant Gold Coin comes with a depiction of the Somali coat of arms. In this design, a crowned shield is featured with a background of horizontal lines and a single star in the foreground. This crowned shield is supported from the left and right by leopards, with spears and leaves crossed below. Inscriptions include SOMALI REPUBLIC, 2023, and 1,000 SHILLINGS.


On the reverse of the 2023 Elephant 1 oz Gold Coin, you will find an image of the African bush elephant. The design chosen for this release shows the elephant in right-profile relief as its long, powerful trunk reaches up to pull down a tree branch. The elephant is using its trunk to grab leaves off the top of the tree. The inscriptions on the coin read AFRICAN WILDLIFE, ELEPHANT, and 1 OZ AU 999.9.


The African Wildlife Series celebrates the African bush elephant, the largest living terrestrial land mammal in the world and the largest of the three living elephant species. The other living elephant species are the Asian Elephant and African forest elephant. All three are protected species.


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Product Details

Year 2023
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Bavarian State Mint
Thickness 1.9 mm
Diameter 39 mm
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination 1,000 Schilling
Country Somalia
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Somalia Elephant
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Packaging Dimensions 1.8 x 1.8 x 0.2
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 3958612