Although it is a bullion product with a face value in Somali Shillings, its true status as legal tender in that nation remains suspect due to the lack of political stability there. Each year the Bavarian State Mint in Germany issues these coins with a new design, although the motif remains that of an African Elephant. These particular coins feature an antique finish that gives the coins a luster a warm visual appeal, while adding depth and character to the design features. On the reverse side of the 2015 1 Kilo Somalia Silver Elephant Coin is the image of an adult elephant leading a young calf across the open landscape. Engravings include African Wildlife above, Elephant to the lower left, and the coins weight, metal content, and purity to the lower right.
The obverse features the coat of arms for the Republic of Somalia. The central image is that of a shield with horizontal bars set across its background, and a single star in the middle of the shield.
The words Somali Republic are engraved above, the year of minting is split on either side of the shield, and the face value is featured below. The Bavarian State Mint is a state-owned entity of the Free Republic of Bavaria. This particular mint boasts numerous international partners and was originally founded in 1158. The item "2015 1 Kilo Somalia Silver Elephant Coin (BU, Antique Finish, 200 Mintage)" is in sale since Tuesday, January 26, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Silver\Coins".The seller is "lswe7510" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.