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2021 South Africa Big 5 - Buffalo 1 oz Silver Proof R5 Coin GEM Proof

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2021 South Africa Big 5 - Buffalo 1 oz Silver Proof R5 Coin GEM Proof

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Why purchase this 2021 R5 South Africa 1 oz Silver Proof Big 5 - Buffalo?

This Proof Silver Buffalo brings to a close the South African Mint's Big 5 Series. The collection features five coins, each of which celebrates one of the five most difficult African animals to hunt on foot. This low mintage coin is perfect for collectors who love animals, as well as those who like unique design elements. That's because the reverse, like other coins in the series, is designed with a bisected image that enables the holder to see a full buffalo only when two coins are held side by side.

  • This coin was struck on a 1 oz planchet of .999 fine silver at the South African Mint.
  • This issue is 5 Rand legal tender in South Africa.
  • This proof is part of a mintage of just 3,000 pieces.
  • This proof is the fifth and final issue in the Big 5 Series.
  • The coin has a unique reverse design that reveals a complete buffalo when two coins are placed next to each other.
  • This piece will arrive in GEM Proof condition.

Exquisite African Buffalo Designs

Obverse: Gracing the obverse is an exquisite African buffalo design that shows the animal at an angle. At the bottom of this face is the coat of arms of the issuing nation, South Africa. The name of the issuing country, "SOUTH AFRICA," is inscribed to the left, while the name of the series, "BIG FIVE," and date, "2021," are noted to the right.

Reverse: The reverse design is a bisected buffalo image that allows the holder to see the full creature when two coins are viewed next to each other. Inscriptions with essential information about the coin are in two concentric circles in the middle. The inscriptions note the coin's face value, "FIVE RAND," its weight, "1 OZ," and its purity, "AG 999."

Add this R5 South Africa 2021 1 oz Silver Proof Big 5 - Buffalo to your collection today.



This 2021 South Africa Big 5 - Buffalo 1 oz Silver Proof R5 Coin GEM Proof is proudly minted by the South African Mint. The South African Mint, founded in the 1890s, issued the first modern gold bullion coin, the Gold Krugerrand.

Year of Issue:2021
Mint:South African Mint
Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:GEM Proof
Finish:Proof
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.999
Display Weight:1 oz
Weight in Grams:31.1035 g
Weight in Ounces:1 oz
Diameter:38.725 mm
Country:South Africa
Legal Tender:South Africa
Currency:Rand
Denomination:5
Mintage:3,000
Obverse Design:African Buffalo / Big Five
Reverse Design:Bisected image of Buffalo Head
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