Ivory Coast – Benin – Republic of Congo – Mali – Niger – Guinea. 93.3 (3 oz). ELEPHANT Africa United 3 Oz Silver Coin 1500 Francs Ivory Coast Benin Congo Mali Niger Guinea 2018. This beautiful 3 Oz Silver coin is the second issue of a joint commemorative coin that is legal tender six different nations. The coin presents an Elephant symbolizing the strength and unity of the African countries. The coin has a beautiful details, has a Proof quality and comes in a wooden case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage to only 5.000 pieces worldwide. The reverse of the coin depicts a wonderful Elephant resting under the hot sun, in the African clearing, symbolizing the nations united in a unique common project. On top of the reverse, the inscription: AFRICA UNITED the name of the series. On the bottom, the inscriptions: 3 oz 999 Ag the weight of the coin and the fineness of the Silver. The obverse of the coin presents an intricate design and depicts the Coat of Arms of five different Nations Ivory Coast, Benin, Congo, Mali, Niger and the inscriptions: REPUBLIQUE DE DIVOIRE, REPUBLIQUE DU BENIN, REPUBLIQUE DU CONGO, REPUBLIQUE DU MALI, REPUBLIQUE DU NIGER the issue countries and 1500 FRANCS the face value. Africa Africa is the world’s second-largest and second-most-populous continent. At about 30.3 million km² (11.7 million square miles) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth’s total surface area and 20.4 % of its total land area. With 1.2 billion people as of 2016, it accounts for about 16% of the world’s human population. The continent is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, both the Suez Canal and the Red Sea along the Sinai Peninsula to the northeast, the Indian Ocean to the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The continent includes Madagascar and various archipelagos. It contains 54 fully recognized sovereign states (countries), nine territories and two de facto independent states with limited or no recognition. Africa’s population is the youngest amongst all the continents; the median age in 2012 was 19.7, when the worldwide median age was 30.4. Algeria is Africa’s largest country by area, and Nigeria by population. Africa, particularly central Eastern Africa, is widely accepted as the place of origin of humans and the Hominidae clade (great apes), as evidenced by the discovery of the earliest hominids and their ancestors, as well as later ones that have been dated to around seven million years ago, including Sahelanthropus tchadensis, Australopithecus africanus, A. Afarensis, Homo erectus, H. Ergaster with the earliest Homo sapiens (modern human) found in Ethiopia being dated to circa 200,000 years ago. Africa straddles the equator and encompasses numerous climate areas; it is the only continent to stretch from the northern temperate to southern temperate zones. The item “ELEPHANT Africa United Silver Coin IvoryCoast Benin Congo Mali Niger Guinea 2018″ is in sale since Friday, August 3, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Africa\Other African Coins”. The seller is “powercoin_italy” and is located in Roma. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Papua New Guinea
- Year: 2018
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Composition: Silver