Silver African Cheetah

  • Debut: 2013
  • Fineness: 99.9%
  • Tax Status: No sales tax
  • Mint: Mayer Mint
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Buy Silver African Cheetah coins online. The 1 oz Silver African Cheetah was released in 2013 in Rwanda. It is also referred to as the Rwandan African Cheetah. It is the sixth coin from the Rwandan Wildlife series which is a tribute to the fauna of Africa. The coin was minted in limited edition.

The coin has a diameter of 40 millimeters and a thickness of 2.90 millimeters. With its reeded edge, it has a silver fineness of 31.10 grams and a silver purity of .999.  Two cheetahs are on the bottom of the coin are sitting facing forward, on the obverse side, as if on the lookout for prey. The image of the African continent is on the obverse, running along from the top to the bottom of the coin. the continent has a rugged finish. On the left side of the coin, the inscription “AFRICAN OUNCE” is engraved from the bottom-left to the top-left of the coin. The year of coinage, “2013”, is debossed on the right side of the coin, top-right; above the Horn of Africa. From the bottom-right of the coin, the size and the silver purity of the coin; “1 OZ FINE SILVER 999”, are engraved to the mid-right section of the coin below the Horn of Africa.

The reverse of the Silver African Cheetah coin depicts the Rwandan seal. The seal contains a stem of sorghum, a branch of a coffee tree and a traditional basket are surmounted on a cog wheel with the sun above. Two typical Rwandan shields protect them; one on the right, the other on the left. At the bottom of the coin, the text “UBUMWE-UMURIMO-GUKUNDA IGIHUGU” are written on a ribbon, translating to: Unity, Work, Patriotism. “BANKI NKURU Y’U RWANDA” is inscribed from the mid-left side to the mid-right side. At the bottom of the coin, the text “AMAFARANGA 50 MIRONGO ITANU”, is debossed from the mid-left side to the mid-right of the coin.

The coin was manufactured by Mayer Mint in Germany, founded in 1871 by Henrix Mayer. Being a legal tender currency, no taxes are imposed. Hence, traders can buy Silver African Cheetah coins online exempt from sales tax or VAT.

Additional information


German Mint

Country of Origin



Rwanda African Wildlife

Pure Silver Content

1 Troy oz




40.00 mm


999 fine silver


50 Francs