The Coin Company is proud to present 2021 1 oz South Africa Big Five Series II - Elephant .999 Silver BU Coin, produced by the South African Mint.
The Big Five is synonymous with South African wildlife. These magnificent animals have been intrinsically linked to South African currency since 1988 when they were first used on the South African banknote range.
For the first time in 2019, the South African Mint released a series of coins which had the Big Five as its theme. The so called “Big 5” are the African Elephant, the Lion, the Rhino, the Leopard and the Buffalo.
The obverse features a close-up front view of an African elephant, with its ears flared and trunk and tusks dominant.
The obverse features the ingenious design of two halves of an elephant’s face, side-by-side as well as the mass of the coin 1 OZ is surrounded by its face value FIVE RAND above and the composition Ag 999 below.
2021 1 oz South Africa Big Five Series II - Elephant .999 Silver BU Coin has a limited mintage of 15,000 coins.