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2022 Somalia Elephant 1/2 oz Gold Coin BU

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With eight weights available to investors each year, the Somalia Elephant Gold Series from the Bavarian State Mint is one of the most diverse collections in the world. The series includes a variety of choices for gold buyers, with the 1/2 oz gold coin the largest of the fractional-ounce and Gram-based weights for investors and collectors. Right now, you can buy 2022 Somalia Elephant 1/2 oz Gold Coins online from Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with individual acrylic capsules or protective tubes of 20 gold coins!
  • 19th date mark in the Somalia Elephant Series!
  • Contains 1/2 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold in BU condition.
  • Bears a face value of 500 Somali Shillings.
  • Obverse features the coat of arms of Somalia.
  • Reverse showcases an adult African bush elephant with its young calf on the savanna.

With your purchase of the 2022 Somalia Elephant 1/2 oz Gold Coin in this product listing, you will receive a coin that is in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The gold coins in the Somalia Elephant 1/2 oz weight are available individually in acrylic capsules and by multiples of 20 coins in protective tubes.


For the obverse design of the 2022 Somalia Elephant 1/2 oz Gold Coin, the mint features the coat of arms of Somalia. This design includes a crowned shield with a field of horizontal lines and a single star at the center. The shield is supported on either side by leopards and comes with fern leaves and spears beneath. This field of the coin has a beaded border with inscriptions of SOMALI REPUBLIC, 2022, and 500 SHILLINGS.


In the reverse design of 2022 Somalia Elephant Gold Coins is a depiction of a family of African bush elephants. In the design for 2022, the Bavarian State Mint shows off the image of an adult bush elephant walking along the savanna with its young calf at its side. The image includes trees on the horizon and a small flock of birds flying above the elephants. The inscriptions on this side of the coin read AFRICAN WILDLIFE, ELEPHANT, and 1/2 OZ AU 999.9.


Somalia Elephant coins in the African Wildlife Series actually started out as the Zambia Elephants. From 1999 to 2003, the Bavarian State Mint issued the coins on behalf of Zambia in the 1 oz silver and 1 oz gold weights. In 2004, the series switched to Somalia and later underwent massive expansion starting in 2016.


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Product Details

Year 2022
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Bavarian State Mint
Thickness 2.45 mm
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination 500 Schilling
Country Somalia
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Somalia Elephant
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Metal Content .5 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 1.4 x 1.4 x 0.2
Provident ID 3887765