Silver African Hippo

  • Manufactured: 2017
  • Silver Purity: 99.9%
  • Tax Status: No sales tax
  • Mint: Mayer Mint
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Buy Silver African Hippo coins online. The Silver African Hippo is part of the African Wildlife series. It is also referred to as the Rwandan Wildlife Series. It was released in the year 2017. It is the tenth release of the series. It was produced in the 1 troy ounce size.

The coin has a diameter of 40 millimeters and a thickness of 3 millimeters. With its reeded edge, it has a silver fineness of 99.9%. it has a gross weight of 31.1 grams. The obverse of the coin features a family of hippos; a mother hippo and its calf on the left side of the coin, the lower-left side. The mother hippo drinks water from the banks of a water source. The calf faces the left side of the coin. African continent outlines itself from the top to the bottom of the coin. It has a rugged finish. “AFRICAN OUNCE” is inscribed on the left side of the coin; from the bottom-left to the top of the coin. The year of coinage is engraved at the top-right side of the coin- “2017”.  “1 OZ FINE SILVER 999” is inscribed at the bottom-right of the coin, below the Horn of Africa.

On the reverse side of the Silver African Hippo coin, the Rwandan seal is centrally placed. The seal consists of a stem of sorghum, a branch of coffee tree and a traditional basket are surmounted on a cog wheel with the sun above. The components of seal are protected by two shields; one on the right, the other on the left. At the top of the seal, there is a ribbon written “REPUBLIKA Y’U RWANDA”; which means Republic of Rwanda. At the bottom of the seal, the motto of Rwanda is written in Kinyarwanda; “UBUMWE – UMURIMO – GUKUNDA IGIHUGU” meaning Unity, Work, Patriotism. The text “BANKI NKURU Y’U RWANDA” is engraved from the mid-left side to the mid-right side which translates to national Bank of Rwanda. At the bottom of the coin, the inscription “AMAFARANGA 50 MIRONGO ITANU” is engraved which means Franc 50 Fifty.

Mayer Mint manufactured the coin. Traders of the coin are free from sales tax and can buy Silver African Hippo coins online.

Additional information


German Mint

Country of Origin



Rwanda African Wildlife

Pure Silver Content

1 Troy oz




40.00 mm


999 fine silver


50 Francs