In honor of the 12. Year of its production for Somalia, the Bavarian State Mint created a puzzle coin that features a unique 2015 coin in the center, with interlocking pieces that go around the outside featuring all the reverse designs dating back to 2004. Consists of 1 kilogram, or 32.15 ounces, of. Issued with a total face value of 2,000 Shillings. Displays all 12 designs used in the series. Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) condition. Very low mintage of just 215 coins. African Elephant coins were first struck by The Bavarian State Mint as part of the African Wildlife Series in 1999. At the time, the elephant coin was issued on behalf of the nation of Zambia. It wasnt until 2004 that the African Elephant coin was issued for Somalia. The nation has been the representative in the coin series since that time, though its ability to back the coin as currency has always been in doubt. The Bavarian State Mint is a state-owned entity of the Free Republic of Bavaria, and is headquartered in Munich. The Mint is one of four state-owned entities in Germany, and though it produces these coins for the government in Somalia. Though its ability to back the coin as currency has always been in doubt. Nevertheless, these coins are increasingly popular for the unique designs that change on an annual basis. Encircling the center are 12 interlocking puzzle pieces of pure silver, each one sporting the dated design of one of the past Somali Elephant coins. The whole ensemble locks together to form a 1 kilo montage of stunning elephant images. OBVERSE: The obverse of the centre has the Somali coat of arms, and the denomination of 800 Shillings. The reverse of each puzzle piece also carries the Somali coat of arms, and has the face value of 100 shillings. This makes a total of 2000 Shillings total face value. Specialists in Australian and foreign bullion coins. Some countries in EU may face VAT on silver, but not gold products. Asian countries are different as well. Again, please check first before purchasing as these costs are beyond our control. The sale price is locked in at time of sale. All Bullion sales are FINAL and legally binding. Please Note – We are not responsible for typographical errors and reserve the right to void a sale at our discretion. Please consider your order carefully before ordering. The item “1 kilo 2000 Shilling Somalian Elephant 12th Anniversary Silver Puzzle Coin” is in sale since Tuesday, December 12, 2017. This item is in the category “Coins\Bullion\Silver\Coins & Rounds”. The seller is “perthbullion” and is located in Cloverdale, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Brand/Mint: The Bavarian State Mint
- Total Precious Metal Content: 1000 grams
- Certification: Certified
- Composition: Silver
- Era: 2010s
- Mintage: 215 Coins
- UPC: PUZZLEELEP15SCK1