The Shoebill Stork is one of the most intriguing species of birds on the planet. They are also quite terrifying. These birds have an almost dinosaur-like appearance and can grow up to five feet tall. The Shoebill is now featured on a new coin from the Scottsdale Mint, produced under the monetary authority of the Republic of the Congo. Today, 2021 1 oz Congo Silver Shoebill Stork Coins are available to you online from JM Bullion.
- Available to you in plastic flips or tubes of 20 coins!
- All-new coin featuring a Shoebill Stork!
- Limited mintage of only 50,000 coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- The face value of 1000 Francs is fully backed by the Republic of the Congo.
- The Congo coat of arms is depicted on the obverse.
- A Shoebill Stork features in the reverse design.
Shoebill Storks are found mainly in the swaps of eastern Africa, anywhere from South Sudan to Zambia. They are fierce, independent creatures that possess remarkable courage and patience. Even crocodiles have to watch out for them as they lurk in the high grass of a swampy marsh. With their eerie yellow eyes and machine-gun sound, these birds are equal parts magnificent and terrifying.
Each 2021 Congo Silver Shoebill Stork Coin has been manufactured and distributed by the Scottsdale Mint, which is based out of Scottsdale, Arizona. They will arrive in Brilliant Uncirculated condition, meaning they will be nearly flawless. If you purchase an individual coin, it will arrive in a protective plastic flip. Alternately, multiples of 20 coins ship in a tube.
The obverse of 2021 1 oz Congo Shoebill Stork Coins features the emblem of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This design, which was introduced in 2006, features a leopard face with an elephant tusk and spear on either side of it. Inscriptions read Republique Democratique Du Congo, 1000 Francs, 2021.
On the reverse field of the 2021 1 oz Silver Shoebill Stork Coin is a Shoebill bird. The bird is looking directly at you with menacing eyes. You also get a good sense of their bill, which is shaped like a shoe. There are inscriptions on the reverse reading Shoebill Stork, 2021, 1 Troy oz, .999 Fine Silver.
Please contact JM Bullion if you have any questions about these 1 oz silver coins. Our team can assist you at 800-276-6508, online using our live chat, and via our email address.