Silver African Buffalo

  • Introduction: 2015
  • Fineness: 99.9%
  • Tax Status: No tax imposed
  • Mint: Mayer Mint
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Buy Silver African Buffalo coins online. The Silver African Buffalo was released in 2015. It is part of the Rwandan Wildlife series produced as a tribute for the African wildlife. The production of the coins is limited each year.

The 1 ounce coin has a diameter of 40 millimeters and a thickness of 3 millimeters. It has a reeded edge and an aggregate weight of 31.1 grams. The silver fineness of the coin is 99.9%. The obverse of the Silver African Buffalo coin features a cape buffalo and its calf facing forward. They are on the bottom-left of the coin. On the left side of the buffaloes is the outline of the African continent, arching over the buffaloes. The text “AFRICAN OUNCE” is on the left side of the coin; from the bottom-left to the top-left. The year of mintage is debossed on the top-right side of the coin- “2015”. The size of the coin and the silver purity are engraved on the right side of the coin,”1 OZ FINE SILVER 999”, respectively; from the bottom-right to the mid-right section of the coin.

The reverse side of the Silver African Buffalo coin depicts the national coat of arms of Rwanda. The seal consists of a stem of sorghum, a branch of coffee tree and a traditional basket which are on a cog wheel whiled the sun is above. Two Rwandan shields protect the inner components of the seal; one on the left, the other on the right. The text “REPUBLIKA Y’U RWANDA” is at the top of the seal which translates to: Republic of Rwanda.  At the bottom of the seal, is the text “UBUMWE – UMURIMO – GUKUNDA IGIHUGU” in Kinyarwanda which translates to Unity, Work, Patriotism in English. “BANKI NKURU Y’U RWANDA” is inscribed at the top of the coin; from the mid-left to the mid-right. It means Bank of Rwanda. The text “AMAFARANGA 50 MIRONGO ITANU” is at the bottom of the coin, extending from bottom-left to bottom-right side.

Mayer Mint, established in 1871 by Henrix Mayer in Germany, did the coinage. Being a legal tender currency no taxes are imposed. Traders of the coin can Buy Silver African Buffalo coins online exempt from sales tax or VAT. Other popular coins in this range are the African Elephant, African Zebra and African Impala.

Additional information


German Mint

Country of Origin



Rwanda African Wildlife

Pure Silver Content

1 Troy oz




40.00 mm


999 fine silver


50 Francs