Silver Ounce (1 oz), Bullion, Coin Type from Burundi - detailed information

Silver Ounce (1 oz), Bullion, Coin Type from Burundi (issued 2015 - )
Coin TypeSilver Ounce (1 oz), Bullion

The Burundian Franc was introduced as the currency of Buundi in 1964. Apart from its regular circulating coinage, the country has also authorised some foreign mints to issue coins under its jurisdiction, which come in a variety of sizes - including in the internationally popular silver ounce (1 oz silver) format, denominated usually as 5,000 Francs. Like any bullion coin though, their actual value is unrelated to the face value, and is based primarily on the metal content and the spot price of that metal on the commodities markets.

Obverse
Burundi / Silver Ounce (1 oz), Bullion - obverse photo

Within a plain rim, the obverse of the coin features at its centre a lion's head facing the viewer.

On a ribbon below, the country's motto UNITÉ TRAVAIL PROGRÈS ("Unity, Work, Progress").

Around above, the name of the country in English, and the date of issue: REPUBLIC OF BURUNDI [year].

Around below, the face value followed by the precious metal content: ~5000 Francs ~ 1 oz 999 Silver ~ (five thousand Burundian Francs, one troy ounce of 99.9% silver).

Obverse Inscription REPUBLIC OF BURUNDI [year] ~5000 Francs ~ 1 oz 999 Silver ~
Reverse
Burundi / Silver Ounce (1 oz), Bullion - reverse photo

Various designs as listed individually below.

Reverse Inscription
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Coin Type: Silver Ounce (1 oz), Bullion - (1) Coins
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Silver Ounce (1 oz), Bullion: Details
CountryBurundi
CurrencyBurundian Franc
From2015
Face Value5000 (x Franc)
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size
Mass31.1000 g