Gold Half Gram 2020 African Wildlife - Leopard, Coin from Somalia - detailed information

Gold Half Gram 2020 African Wildlife - Leopard, Coin from Somalia
CoinGold Half Gram 2020 African Wildlife - Leopard

The Somali Shilling is the official currency of Somalia. Due to inflation though, regular cash circulation in the country is handled not by coins but mostly by banknotes and foreign currency.

The country has also authorised the Bavarian Central Mint to issue bullion coins under its jurisdiction. The African Wildlife Series features a new design every year and has become very popular with collectors and bullion investors worldwide. The coins are in standard bullion sizes, including a mini-coin half gram of gold format - designated as 0.5 g Au, where Au is abbreviated from Aurum, the Latin word for gold.

This coin is part of the African Wildlife bullion coin series by the Bavarian Central Mint, and features the Leopard.

MintBavarian Central Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintageunknown
Obverse
Somalia / Gold Half Gram 2020 African Wildlife - Leopard - obverse photo

Within a beaded border, the obverse of the coin displays the Coat of Arms of Somalia, featuring a shield (its blue colour indicated in "heraldic hatching" by thin horizontal lines), in the centre of which is a five-pointed star. The shield is surmounted by a decorated emblem with five heads, the with two lateral ones halved. The shield is borne from the sides by two cheetahs stepping on spears and facing each other under the lower point of the shield, along with two palm leaves, which are interlaced with a white ribbon.

Around above, the name of the country in English: SOMALI REPUBLIC. The date of issue, 2020, is divided by the Coat of Arms.

Around below, the face value 20 SHILLINGS.

Obverse Inscription SOMALI REPUBLIC 2020 20 SHILLINGS
Reverse
Somalia / Gold Half Gram 2020 African Wildlife - Leopard - reverse photo

At centre, the reverse of the coin shows the image of a leopard resting on a tree branch. In the background, a savanna landscape.

Around above, the name of the coin series: AFRICAN WILDLIFE.

Around below, · LEOPARD and the precious metal content · 0.5 g Au 999.9 · (half gram of 99.99% gold).

Reverse Inscription AFRICAN WILDLIFE · LEOPARD · 0.5 g Au 999.9 ·
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
See also

Coins in the African Wildlife series issued for Somalia in 2020 include:
- 5 oz Gold, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020
- 5 oz Gold, African Wildlife - Leopard, 2020
- 1 oz Gold, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020
- 1 oz Gold, African Wildlife - Leopard, 2020
- 1/2 oz Gold, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020
- 1/2 oz Gold, African Wildlife - Leopard, 2020
- 1/4 oz Gold, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020
- 1/4 oz Gold, African Wildlife - Leopard, 2020
- 1/10 oz Gold, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020
- 1/10 oz Gold, African Wildlife - Leopard, 2020
- 1/25 oz Gold, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020
- 1/50 oz Gold, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020
- 1/2 g Gold, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020
- 1/2 g Gold, African Wildlife - Leopard, 2020
- 1 kg Silver, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020
- 1 kg Silver, African Wildlife - Leopard, 2020
- 10 oz Silver, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020
- 5 oz Silver, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020
- 2 oz Silver, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020
- 1 oz Silver, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020
- 1 oz Silver, African Wildlife - Leopard, 2020
- 1/2 oz Silver, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020
- 1/4 oz Silver, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020
- 1/10 oz Silver, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020

Gold Half Gram 2020 African Wildlife - Leopard: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Images Somalia / Gold Half Gram 2020 African Wildlife - Leopard / Proof - obverse photo Somalia / Gold Half Gram 2020 African Wildlife - Leopard / Proof - reverse photo
Mintage Issued: unknown
Details

Plain edge proof.

In Set Wildlife Collection 2020 Gold Half Gram Coins, mintage 1,000
3 coins: 1/2 g Gold, Somalia, African Wildlife - Elephant, 2020, 1/2 g Gold, Somalia, African Wildlife - Leopard, 2020, 1/2 g Gold, Congo, World's Wildlife - The Whale, 2020
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Gold Half Gram 2020 African Wildlife - Leopard: Details
CountrySomalia
CurrencySomali Shilling
PeriodSecond Shilling (1990 - present)
Coin TypeGold Half Gram (0.5 g)
Issued2020
SymbolCoat of Arms of Somalia
Face Value20 (x Shilling - Second Shilling)
Mintageunknown
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Gold
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size11.000 mm
Thickness0.390 mm
Mass0.500 g
OCC IDBVYX-OWRC-XGDB-EJZN
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