Gold Ounce 2022 Cheetah, Coin from Cameroon - detailed information

Gold Ounce 2022 Cheetah, Coin from Cameroon
CoinGold Ounce 2022 Cheetah

The Republic of Cameroon uses the Central African CFA Franc as its currency; it is the common currency of six independent states in central Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. The CFA Franc has both common and national issues. All common circulating coins are issued under the authority of CEMAC ("Communauté Économique et Monétaire de l'Afrique Centrale" - Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa) and have no issuing country. Separately, each member country can strike coins bearing its national symbols; these coins are legal tender in the other members of the bloc too.

Cameroon has authorised some foreign mints to strike coins under its issuing authority for investment or for collector's purposes. These are usually dedicated to historical or general popular culture themes not related to the country itself. Many of them are in standard bullion sizes, such as the internationally popular one troy ounce (1oz) of gold.

This coin is part of a series of bullion coins by the Scottsdale Mint featuring the wildlife of Cameroon, and portrays the Cheetah.

The mint says about it:
We are excited to announce the release of our latest 1 Oz Gold Proof coin featuring the magnificent Cameroon Cheetah. This stunning coin showcases the beauty and power of this iconic African animal, with a Cheetah standing on a hill and radiant light shining behind him. 

The Cameroon Cheetah is a rare and extraordinary species, known for its unmatched speed and agility. We have designed this coin to reflect the grace and majesty of this incredible creature, capturing its strength and elegance in a beautiful and unique way.

MintScottsdale Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage 100
Obverse
Cameroon / Gold Ounce 2022 Cheetah - obverse photo

At centre, the obverse of the coin displays the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Cameroon. It features a shield divided in three parts by two diagonal lines starting from the centre of the upper rim. In the central section, an upright sword and scales are superimposed on the outline of the map of the country, above which there is a five-pointed star. Behind the shield, two crossed bundles of rods with axes in the middle (fasces). On a ribbon around below, the name of the country in English: REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON, below which in larger letters the same in French: REPUBLIQUE DU CAMEROUN.

Around above in the rim, the name of the country in French: REPUBLIQUE DU CAMEROUN. Around below, the face value: 3000 FRANCS CFA (three thousand Central African CFA Francs).

A frosted triangle in the background matches the triangle of the Coat of Arms.

Obverse Inscription REPUBLIQUE DU CAMEROUN 3000 FRANCS CFA
Reverse
Cameroon / Gold Ounce 2022 Cheetah - reverse photo

The reverse design depicts a cheetah standing on a rock, body turned to right, head turned back to look left. In the background, the rays of the rising sun.

In the upper left field, the date of issue 2022 below which the inscription CHEETAH.

Around right, the metal content: 1 TROY OZ · 9999 GOLD (one troy ounce of 99.99% gold).

Reverse Inscription CHEETAH 1 TROY OZ · 9999 GOLD
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: proof.
Packaging: in presentation box, with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

See also

Cameroon coins featuring wildlife include:
- 1 oz Silver, Cameroon Cheetah, 2019
- 1 oz Gold (coloured), Cameroon Mandrill, 2020
- 1 oz Silver (with coloured version), Cameroon Mandrill, 2020
- 1 oz Gold, Cameroon Mandrill, 2021
- 1 oz Silver, Cameroon Mandrill, 2021
- 1 oz Gold, Cameroon Cheetah, 2022
- 1 oz Gold, Cameroon Mandrill, 2022
- 1/10 oz Gold, Cameroon Cheetah, 2022
- 1 oz Silver, Cameroon Cheetah, 2022
- 1 oz Silver, Cameroon Mandrill, 2022

All (13) coins of type: Gold Ounce (1 oz), Bullion
Coin NameMintageSymbolLegend
Gold Ounce 2020 Mandrill 100 Coat of Arms of Cameroon REPUBLIQUE DU CAMEROUN 2020 3000 FRANCS CFA
Gold Ounce 2021 Mandrill 100 Coat of Arms of Cameroon REPUBLIQUE DU CAMEROUN 2021 3000 FRANCS CFA
Gold Ounce 2022 Cheetah 100 Coat of Arms of Cameroon REPUBLIQUE DU CAMEROUN 3000 FRANCS CFA
Gold Ounce 2022 Mandrill 100 Coat of Arms of Cameroon REPUBLIQUE DU CAMEROUN 2022 3000 FRANCS CFA
Gold Ounce 2022 World Famous Dogs - French Bulldog 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II 3000 FRANCS CFA 2022 · REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON ·
Gold Ounce 2022 Viking Age - Prosperity 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II 3000 FRANCS CFA 2022 · REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON ·
Gold Ounce 2022 Native Americans - Eagle 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II 3000 FRANCS CFA 2022 · REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON ·
Gold Ounce 2023 World Famous Dogs - Labrador Retriever 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II 3000 FRANCS CFA 2023 · REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON ·
Gold Ounce 2023 World Famous Dogs - Chihuahua 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II 3000 FRANCS CFA 2023 · REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON ·
Gold Ounce 2023 Viking Age - Endurance 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II 3000 FRANCS CFA 2023 · REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON ·
Gold Ounce 2023 Viking Age - Justice 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II 3000 FRANCS CFA 2023 · REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON ·
Gold Ounce 2023 Native Americans - Arrow 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II 3000 FRANCS CFA 2023 · REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON ·
Gold Ounce 2023 Native Americans - War Bonnet and Feathers 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II 3000 FRANCS CFA 2023 · REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON ·
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Gold Ounce 2022 Cheetah: Details
CountryCameroon
CurrencyCentral African CFA Franc, Cameroon
Coin TypeGold Ounce (1 oz), Bullion
Issued2022
SymbolCoat of Arms of Cameroon
Face Value3000 (x Franc)
Total Mintage100
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Gold
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size32.0000 mm
Mass31.1000 g
OCC IDLBRP-ERRC-KXVJ-EMNY
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Gold Ounce 2022 Cheetah: Photo 2022 Cameroon Cheetah 1 oz Gold Proof Coin / thumbnail 2022 Cameroon Cheetah 1 oz Gold Proof Coin
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Gold Ounce 2022 Cheetah: Photo 2022 Cameroon Cheetah 1 oz Gold Proof Coin / thumbnail 2022 Cameroon Cheetah 1 oz Gold Proof Coin
Copyright: Scottsdale Mint
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