A unique, high relief take on a collector favorite in 99.9% Pure Silver! Animal lovers and adventurers alike are sure to love this High Relief Silver Tanzanian Elephant. The massive creature is typically only seen by Westerners in zoos, but the safari is the type of trip that is on nearly everyones bucket list. Whether a collector has been on one or dreams of going on one, this stunning coin puts a little piece of that dream trip in their hands with a close up image of one of the Big Five and her cub in the distance on the savanna. Standing at the center of the obverse is a shield that bears symbols of Tanzania. It is flanked by elephant tusks, which are supported by a man and a woman. It stands in Mount Kilimanjaro. Stunning close up in the Elephants natural habitat Provides extraordinary detail in the foreground against a realistic backdrop. High Relief Proof in 99.9% Silver Makes each design element stand out. Latest in the Series Unique design that is exclusive to 2016. 1,000 Shillings Legal Tender for the African Nation of Tanzania Struck at the Bavarian State Mint, one of Europes finest manufacturers. Extremely low mintage Only 999 of these were minted! This coin brings to life the African Elephant, which is considered vulnerable by the IUCN. The worlds largest land mammal, it stands ten feet tall and can weigh as much as 12,000 pounds! It is considered one of the Big Five animals on safaris and one of the most important highlights for tourists who undertake such an adventure. While poaching during the 1970s and 1980s once threatened the animal, its numbers have since stabilized. Whether you have been on a safari, plan to go on one, or are just dreaming about it, this coin puts a little taste of one right in your hand. Share in the adventure now by ordering today! The item “2016 1000 Shilling Tanzania Elephant High Relief 1 Oz Silver Proof” is in sale since Tuesday, August 10, 2021. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Silver\Coins”. The seller is “ilovecoinsandmedals” and is located in Hadley, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Composition: Silver
- Year: 2016
- Strike Type: Proof
- Precious Metal Content per Unit: 1 oz
- Certification: Uncertified