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The Elephant is the first animal depicted in the popular Big Five Series from the South African Mint, and the 2021 Big 5 Elephant is the first issue in the Big 5 Series II. South Africa proudly displays it's exceptional wildlife in these series. The "Big Five" animals, which include the elephant, lion, buffalo, rhinoceros, and leopard, are symbols and ambassadors of this country's many cultures.
The striking image of a elephant appears on this gold coin's design. The words "South Africa", "Big Five 2021" and South Africa's coat of arms are also incorporated into the design. An elephant's head in two mirrored images are shown on the reverse. The entire close-up portrait of an elephant may be seen when two of such coins are arranged side by side. A large group of elephants can be seen by grouping numerous of these coins together.
The mintage of this rare Elephant gold coin is limited to 50 pieces globally.
2021 5oz Gold Big 5 Series II Elephant Highlights:
|Coin Series||Big 5 Series|
|Mint/Refinery||South African Mint|
|Modern or Historical||Modern|
|Metal Weight||5 troy oz|
|Product Brand||South Africa Mint|