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Why purchase this First Day of Issue 2019 Big 5: Lion Platinum Proof coin?
The beauty of the African Lion is celebrated on this second release of the South African Mint's Big 5 series. Struck from 1 Troy oz. of .9995 fine platinum, the coin's reverse features a unique double lion image, cleverly designed to form a pride when multiple coins are positioned together. Mintage of the 2019 Platinum Proof Lion Coin is limited to only 1,000.
Breathtaking Design Honoring the African Lion
The reverse features a bisected lion portrait, with "TWENTY RAND," "1 OZ" and "PT 999.5" inscribed at the center.
The inscriptions "SOUTH AFRICA" and "BIG FIVE 2019" curve beneath the image of a lion and the South African Coat of Arms on the obverse.
Flawless Proof 70 with Hand Signed First Day of Issue Big 5 Label
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) authenticated this 2019 South Africa The Big 5: Lion 1 oz. Platinum Proof Coin as one of those released on the First Day of Issue and awarded it the perfect grade of Proof 70. The coin earned the additional designation of Ultra Cameo (UC) for the sharply struck definition between its frosted and mirrored finishes. The coin is presented in a NGC protective holder accompanied by a certification label adorned with the Big 5 series logo and the signature of Tumi Tsehlo, the South Africa Mint's Managing Director.
This low mintage First Day of Issue 2019 South Africa Lion 1 oz. platinum proof will be a gorgeous addition to your collection! Call our Scarce and Unique Coin Division today!
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Mint:||South African Mint|
|Release Type:||First Day of Issue|
|Variety:||Scarce and Unique Coin Division|
|Label/Signature:||Tumi Signature Label|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Legal Tender:||South Africa|
|Obverse Design:||Lion, South Africa Big Five|
|Reverse Design:||Bisected image of Lion|