Scottsdale Mint have expanded their range of big silver bullion coins with the launch of a new one issued for the Democratic Republic of Congo. Much like their other Egyptian themed series, these are chunky coins with multi-ounce weights.
Struck in 100g of fine 0.999 silver, just over three ounces, the design depicts the water buffalo, a big beast in its own right living in huge numbers across Asia. A half portrait of the animal looking straight ahead and with a stern expression on its face dominates the reverse of the coin. A smaller silhouette of a buffalo is placed in the background. Inscriptions bearing the coins composition and title are present here. The face has a concave strike, which along with the detailed design, makes this a good looking coin.
The obverse features the emblem of the Democratic Republic of Congo and makes a good match for the coin theme. The issuer, date and denomination are inscribed on this face. The background is textured to look like a pebbled river bed, another nice touch.
Sold singly or in tubes of seven coins, this is an interesting piece and if the premiums are reasonable, a good way to get some nice looking silver bullion. Available to order shortly with coins shipping later next week.
Scottsdale Mint is pleased to announce the release of the 100 gram Democratic Republic of the Congo Water Buffalo Silver Coin BU (2017). The coin features a stunning concave design, crisp, reeded edges and a smooth river rock pattern embedded underneath the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Coat of Arms. The complete mintage of the 100 gram Democratic Republic of the Congo Water Buffalo Silver Coin BU (2017) is limited to only 30,000 pieces.
The coin, manufactured and distributed by Scottsdale Mint and legal tender in the DRC, is struck in .999+ silver, weighing 100 grams each and will ship to you in tubes containing seven coins. This coin is stunning and a must have for retail investors and collectors alike!