From the South African Mint’s Big 5 Series comes this 2022 1 oz South Africa Gold Elephant Coin. This coin showcases South Africa’s largest animal, the bush elephant. This elephant design looks stunning in .9999 fine gold. This design shows great reverence in preparing a design that respects the majesty of this magnificent beast. The highly detailed design captures the cracks and wrinkles of the elephant’s face making it so life-like.
- Made of 1 oz of .9999 fine gold
- Part of the Big 5 Series
- Face value of 50 Rand guaranteed by the Republic of South Africa.
- Minted by the South African Mint
- Obverse side of the coin has the image of an elephant facing the viewer
- The reverse of the coin has two elephants side by side
The subject of this coin is the African bush elephant that is prevalent in South Africa. As beautiful as this animal is, poachers want the elephant’s ivory tusks to sell on the black market. This ivory sells for big money but in order to get the ivory from the elephant they have to kill it. Consequently, many many elephants have been slaughtered. The obverse side of the coin features an elephant looking at the viewer. Below the image, to the left, is ‘SOUTH AFRICA’. In a small circle on the obverse is the South African Coat of Arms. To the bottom right, is ‘BIG FIVE 2022’.
On the reverse side of the coin are two elephants standing side by side facing the viewer. In a circle in the middle of the coin is ‘FIFTY RAND 1 OZ .9999’.
The 2022 1 oz South Africa Gold Elephant Coin is a beautiful coin that makes a great addition to any collection. This unique design has a premium feel to it and really looks great in .9999 fine gold. Get yours today.
jonathan.w (verified owner) –
Great looking coin.