Special PROOF finish on the tusks; new high-tech coin improvement. Minted with HiRe technology. The tusks are shiny proof! High relief antique finish. Part PROOF finish tusks. This high relief [HiRe minted] coin with partly proof horn is unique in its kind. Issued by Tanzania; where elephants are endangered. African elephants are listed as vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), while the Asian elephant is classed as endangered. One of the biggest threats to elephant populations is the ivory trade, as the animals are poached for their ivory tusks. Other threats to wild elephants include habitat destruction and conflicts with local people. Elephants are used as working animals in Asia. In the past they were used in war; today, they are often controversially put on display in zoos, or exploited for entertainment in circuses. Elephants are highly recognizable and have been featured in art, folklore, religion, literature and popular culture. Size: 38.61 mm. Product is not returnable if original packaging is damaged. Photos are stock and not actual coin. The item “ELEPHANT High Relief Animals 1 Oz Silver Coin 1000 Shillings Tanzania 2016″ is in sale since Saturday, November 23, 2019. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Other Canadian Coins”. The seller is “dazzlingcoins_com” and is located in USA ~~ Canada. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Certification: Uncertified
- Composition: Silver