1 oz, South Africa, 2020, Gold, Big Five I - Rhino
South Africa, 2020, 1oz Big Five Rhino, Republic of South Africa(RSA)
The Big Five coin series by the South African Mint, celebrates Africa’s unique natural heritage by embodying the strength and beauty of the Big Five animals on legal tender coins. The “Big Five” term refers to the five most dangerous animals in Africa: the Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Rhino, and Buffalo.
The South African Mint celebrates Africa’s unique natural heritage by embodying the strength and beauty of the Big Five in this new series of fine-silver brilliant uncirculated legal tender coins.
Gold (24 karat)
JA Geldenhuys (artist) and RC Stone (designer)
Paul Botes (PB)
Last issue of series
Front view of Rhino
The legend SOUTH AFRICA is separated from the inscription BIG FIVE 2020 by a small Coat of Arms of South Africa.
SOUTH AFRICA BIG FIVE 2020
Coat of Arms(Bottom)
Two halves of the Rhino's face
The reverse of this 24ct gold 1oz coin features two halves of the face of a rhino so that when two of the coins are placed next to each other, a complete close-up image of the face of a rhino is seen.
In a small circle at centre, the mass of the coin 1 OZ is surrounded by its face value FIFTY RAND above and the composition Au 999.9 below (Au is abbreviated from Aurum and stands for "gold" in Latin),
Initials in the lower right, PB, is of the die-sinker (engraver) Paul Botes
Milled (no inscription)
The coin is issued in Proof grade only
- 1 oz
- Animal - Rhino