Gold Five Ounces 2019 The Giraffe, Coin from Congo, Democratic Republic of the - detailed information

Gold Five Ounces 2019 The Giraffe, Coin from Congo, Democratic Republic of the
CoinGold Five Ounces 2019 The Giraffe

The Democratic Republic of the Congo normally uses banknotes for circulation, and does not issue coins in the Congolese Franc currency. However, the country has authorised some foreign mints to issue commemorative and bullion coins under its jurisdiction.

Most of them are in internationally popular sizes, including the large five troy ounces of gold (5 oz) format - such as this coin.

This design is the first issue in the annual World's Wildlife Series, and is dedicated to the Giraffe.

With a height of up to six meters, these herbivores are the largest land-based mammals.

MintBavarian Central Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage50
Obverse
Congo, Democratic Republic of the / Gold Five Ounces 2019 The Giraffe - obverse photo

Within a beaded border, the obverse of the coin depicts the Coat of Arms of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which consists of a leopard head surrounded by an elephant tusk to the left and a spear to the right. On a ribbon below, the national motto JUSTICE PAIX TRAVAIL (from French: Justice, Peace, Work).

Below the Coat of Arms, in small letters the precious metal of the coin: 5 oz Au 999.9 (five troy ounces of 99.99% gold; Au is abbreviated from Aurum, the Latin word for gold).

Around above, the name of the country: REPUBLIQUE DEMOCATIQUE DU CONGO.

Around below, the nominal face value of the coin: · 500 FRANCS ·. Divided by the Coat of Arms, the date of issue 2019.

Obverse Inscription REPUBLIQUE DEMOCATIQUE DU CONGO · 500 FRANCS · 2019
Reverse
Congo, Democratic Republic of the / Gold Five Ounces 2019 The Giraffe - reverse photo

The reverse design depicts a running giraffe in a savanna landscape.

Around above, the name of the coin: THE GIRAFFE; around below, the name of the series WORLD'S WILDLIFE, divided by a map of the continent of Africa.

Reverse Inscription THE GIRAFFE WORLD'S WILDLIFE
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

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

See also

Coins in the World's Wildlife Series issued for Congo include:
- 5 oz Gold, The Giraffe, 2019
- 1 oz Gold, The Giraffe, 2019
- 1/2 oz Gold, The Giraffe, 2019
- 1/4 oz Gold, The Giraffe, 2019
- 1/10 oz Gold, The Giraffe, 2019
- 0.5 g oz Gold, The Giraffe, 2019
- 1 oz Silver, The Giraffe, 2019
- 5 oz g Gold, The Bald Eagle, 2021
- 1 oz g Gold, The Bald Eagle, 2021
- 1/2 oz g Gold, The Bald Eagle, 2021
- 1/4 oz g Gold, The Bald Eagle, 2021
- 1/10 oz g Gold, The Bald Eagle, 2021
- 0.5 g Gold, The Bald Eagle, 2021
- 1 oz Silver, The Bald Eagle, 2021
- 5 oz Gold, The Bear, 2022
- 1 oz Gold, The Bear, 2022
- 1/2 oz Gold, The Bear, 2022
- 1/4 oz Gold, The Bear, 2022
- 1/10 oz Gold, The Bear, 2022
- 0.5 g Gold, The Bear, 2022
- 1 oz Silver, The Bear, 2022

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Gold Five Ounces 2019 The Giraffe: Details
CountryCongo, Democratic Republic of the
CurrencyCongolese Franc
Coin TypeGold Five Ounces (5 oz)
Issued2019
SymbolCoat of Arms of Congo, Democratic Republic
Face Value500 (x Franc)
Total Mintage50
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Gold
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size65.000 mm
Mass155.500 g
OCC IDAPVZ-EYRC-JQXY-OLMD
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