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2020 Proof South African Big Five Rhino Silver 2-Coin Set with Box & CoA

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Originally targeted by big-game hunters on the African continent, Africa’s Big Five species have since become the focus of conservationist work designed to bring these symbolically important species back from endangered status. The South African Mint commemorates these efforts with the Big Five coin series, one of whose most extraordinary entries is this 2020 Proof South African Big Five Rhino Silver 2-Coin Set now on offer from Provident Metals.


  • Ships in a double capsule in a luxury wooden box!
  • Issued in 2020!
  • Limited mintage of 1,000 sets worldwide!
  • Each coin contains 1 Troy oz of .999 Fine Silver.
  • Face value of 5 Rand backed by South Africa.
  • Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
  • Obverse side features a detailed close-up of a Rhino.
  • Reverse side features opposite halves of a Rhino’s face.

The coins in the 2020 Proof South African Big Five Rhino Silver Set are specifically designed to be displayed in pairs, making the set a perfect purchase for the avid collector or wildlife enthusiast. It comes in a luxurious wooden box and a specially-designed protective double capsule, along with a Certificate of Authenticity confirming the coins’ silver contents and proof-quality luster. Each shipment is fully insured by Provident Metals against any possibility of your item going astray or being damaged in transit.


The coin’s obverse side is dominated by a detailed portrait of a Rhino in close-up. Below is an inset official coat of arms with the inscriptions “South Africa” and “Big Five 2020.”


The reverse side is dominated by opposite halves of a Rhino’s face: when the coins are set next to each other, this crafty design forms a composite image of multiple Rhinos. A central inset bears the inscriptions “Five Rand,” “Ag 999,” and “1 oz.”


Big-game hunters actually originated the term the Big Five, meant to denote the most prized and dangerous targets of their hunts to be found on the African continent. More recently, the Big Five have become subjects of cultural celebration and appreciation beyond their value to hunters, with a conservationist movement bringing attention to their intrinsic value and the need to preserve their populations. The Rhino, an acutely endangered member of the Big Five, has recently begun to rebound in numbers as a result.


Feel free to get in touch with the team at Provident Metals to learn more about this and other items. Phone us at 800-313-3315, contact us through our online live chat or send any inquiries to our e-mail address.

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Product Details

Year 2020
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .999
Producer South African Mint
Diameter 32.69 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination 5 Rand
Country South Africa
Designer (Obverse) RC Stone
Designer (Reverse) JA Geldenhuys
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Big Five
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 1,000
Capsule Size 33 mm
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Metal Content 2 Troy Ounces
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 6.9 x 4.4 x 1.8
Provident ID 3899261