AFRICAN WILDLIFE: SOMALI ELEPHANT BULLION (2021, Emporium Hamburg)

By |2020-09-10T13:50:29+01:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, BH Mayer, Somalia|

Now an old stalwart of the annual bullion coin release calendar, the Somali Elephant, also called the African Wildlife, is rapidly closing in on its 20th anniversary. First appearing in 2004, the coin features a depiction of an elephant in various poses and has seen some fine designs over the years. However, recent years have exhibited a [...]

After 15 years of elephants, Somalia adds the leopard to its gold & silver bullion coin selection

By |2018-09-17T17:59:31+01:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, Gold, Nature, Silver, BH Mayer, Somalia|

After 15 years of elephants, Somalia adds the leopard to its gold & silver bullion coin selection 2018 SOMALI LEOPARD BULLION COIN A very popular bullion coin, the Somali Elephant is now in its fifteenth year. While it has displayed a pretty good variety of designs over the years, it must get [...]

ANA Show limited special Somali Elephant coin is an early look at the design for 2019

By |2018-08-09T09:41:35+01:00August 9th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Nature, Silver, BH Mayer, Somalia|

ANA Show limited special Somali Elephant coin is an early look at the design for 2019 2018 ANA SHOW SOMALI ELEPHANT It's ANA show time again and in what is becoming a regular event, Emporium Hamburg are issuing a limited run of Somali Elephant coins with this years date and next years [...]

Somali Elephant 15th anniversary bullion coin range debuts in limited numbers

By |2018-03-13T14:10:15+00:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Platinum, Silver, Somalia|

Somali Elephant 15th anniversary bullion coin range debuts in limited numbers An annual fixture in the bullion coin world for fifteen years, the Somali Elephant, or African Ounce, has increased in popularity to the point it's considered one of the crowd today. A consistent artistic style over its lifespan has led to [...]

Somali Elephant design for 2018 revealed on limited run coin for the ANA Show in Denver

By |2017-07-26T20:55:14+01:00July 26th, 2017|Categories: Nature, Quick Look, Silver, BH Mayer, Somalia|

Somali Elephant design for 2018 revealed on limited run coin for the ANA Show in Denver Just like last year, the new Somali Elephant bullion coin design has shown its face by appearing on a limited coin release rather than on the bullion coin proper. This year it's the turn of a [...]

2017 Somali Elephant coin debuts in a vast range of gold and silver sizes

By |2016-11-05T06:30:27+00:00September 14th, 2016|Categories: Gold, Nature, Silver, BH Mayer, Somalia|

2017 Somali Elephant coin debuts in a vast range of gold and silver sizes After a quick look a couple of days ago via some coloured third-party variants, the main range of the Bavarian State Mint's Somalia Elephant series of bullion coins is now available to pre-order. One of [...]

A quick first look at the 2017 Somali Elephant and the 2017 African Ounce

By |2016-11-05T06:30:28+00:00September 10th, 2016|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, BH Mayer, Rwanda, Somalia|

A quick first look at the 2017 Somali Elephant and the 2017 African Ounce We'll have much better looks at both of these coins in the near future, but for now, here's a glimpse at the designs of the popular African Ounce and Somalia Elephant silver bullion coins. Both [...]

Somali Elephant silver shows its face and it’s moved to four nines silver for the first time

By |2016-11-05T06:31:41+00:00September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, BH Mayer, Somalia|

We reported on the new Somali Elephant design few days ago with the appearance of the gold version. At the time, we didn't have a silver coin image, so we mocked up a quick look that turned out to be pretty accurate except for one totally unexpected twist. That twist is the producers move to 0.9999 [...]

2016 Somali Elephant bullion coin breaks cover at long last

By |2016-11-05T06:31:43+00:00September 12th, 2015|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, BH Mayer, Somalia|

First pictures of the 2016 Somali Elephant bullion coin have appeared online in golden form. Much anticipated given the level of questioning about it, the design won't disappoint, even if it is a little familiar. Struck by Bayerisches Hauptm├╝nzamt in Munich for Emporium Hamburg, this one has been a perennial fvourite amongst collectors, with the earlier [...]

SOMALI ELEPHANT BULLION COIN CELEBRATES A DOZEN YEARS WITH A PUZZLE KILO

By |2016-11-05T06:32:13+00:00April 24th, 2015|Categories: Nature, Silver, BH Mayer, Somalia|

Generally considered to be one of the more widely liked, although not heavily purchased silver bullion coins, the Somali Elephant debuted in 2004. Originally launching in 1999 and issued for Zambia, the change of issuing state saw a new injection of life into the series that's ultimately led to it's wide acceptance today, despite coming from what by any [...]

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