Five new African gold and silver bullion coins are now available to buy from Bullion UK, the coins have been issued as legal tender in their respective countries of Rwanda, Somalia and Suriname and are eagerly sought after by collectors and investors. They can be purchased online at http://www.BullionUk.com.
Three of the coins feature the Somalia Elephant; they have been issued in 2013 as part of the African Wildlife series and are available from Bullion UK as a 1oz gold coin, a 5oz gold coin and a 1oz silver coin, with face values of 1000, 5000 and 100 Somali Shillings respectively. The Somalia Elephant bullion coins are minted by the Mint of Bavaria in Germany and both the gold and the silver have a purity of 999/1000. The first issue in this series appeared in 2004, with a different image of an elephant, or elephants, featuring on the obverse with each annual release. The reverse of these gold and silver bullion coins features the year of issue, the denomination and the coat of arms of the Republic of Somalia.
The 1oz silver Rwanda African Cheetah 2013 bullion coin is a highly sought after collector’s item. The obverse of the coin depicts the seal of Rwanda, the national symbol which was restyled in 2001 and which is used by the Government. The seal represents the unity of Rwanda and includes the words ‘Unity, Work, Patriotism’ in the dialect Kinyarwanda. The reverse of this bullion coin, which is the sixth issue in the Rwanda African Wildlife series, features a textured design of the country of Africa with an adult cheetah and her cub. The purity is .999 silver and the face value is 50 Rwanda Francs.
The 2013 Suriname 1oz silver bullion coin is the country’s official silver bullion coin, with a face value of 10 Surinamese Dollars. It is minted and guaranteed by the European Central Mint in Amsterdam and has a weight of 1 troy ounce with a purity of .999 silver. Less well known than the Canadian Maple Leaf, American Eagle or Austrian Philharmoniker, the Suriname 1oz silver coin is a popular choice with investors who want to avoid premium prices. It has a simple and beautiful obverse design of the map of Suriname, with the coat of arms of Suriname appearing on the reverse.
New issues of African bullion coins are always met with high demand. Customers wishing to buy gold and silver coins are able to view and buy online at http://www.BullionUk.com or contact our knowledgeable sales team for help and advice.