Tanzania – 2019 – 1500 Shillings – Rare Wildlife GORILLA


A new issue featuring the Gorilla in this hitselling series now with improved ultra high relief (smartminting).

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Issuing Country Tanzania
Year of Issue 2019
Face Value 1500 Shillings
Metal Silver
Fineness (purity) 999/1000
Weight 2 oz / 62.2 grams
Diameter 50 mm
Quality PROOF
Mintage 999
Scope of Delivery Box
Special features Ultra high relief color


A new issue featuring the Gorilla, after 3 cat issues, in this hitselling series now with improved ultra high relief (smartminting). Coloring with shiny silver and blue-ish coming through. The fur shines in the sun! 2 ounces pure silver and a low mintage will make this a great seller.The western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla) is a great ape�the type species as well as the most populous species of the genus Gorilla.

Western gorillas are generally lighter colored than eastern gorillas. Western lowland gorillas have black, dark grey or dark brown-grey fur with a brownish forehead. Measurements of wild individuals show that mature males average 1.55 metres (5 ft 1 in) in height, while mature females average 1.35 metres (4 ft 5 in). Weights of wild individuals have been rarely taken but captive western gorillas average 157 kg (346 lb) in males and 80 kg (176 lb) in females. The average weight of wild male western lowland gorillas is 146 kg. The Cross River gorilla differs from the western lowland gorilla in both skull and tooth dimensions.

Key Selling Points:

Ultra high relief
Heavy 2oz silver coin
Interesting special features
Animal motive
Low mintage
New unique coloring technique