Another absolutely amazing partially hand fabricated high relief minting by Mauquoy Mint in Belgium and a follow up to the stunning 2017 Elephant issue. The 2018 edition honors the African Leopard with the traditional ultra high relief fabrication, antique finish and luxury packaging.
The Leopard (Panthera pardus pardus) is an excellent hunter capable of reaching a speed of 58 kilometers per hour. Its habitat extends from the rain forest to the steppe across countries from Algeria to Zimbabwe.
5 ounces .999 fine silver
Serial Number engraved on outer diameter
Fantastic thematic presentation packaging
About Mauquoy Mint:
In 1875 the engraver Maarten Mauquoy opened an engraving workshop in Belgium. His artistry was passed down, indeed enhanced, from generation to generation. Mauquoys excellent reputation spread and was soon attracting the attention of the royal house in Europe. The seal “Handmade in Belgium” bears witness to the high quality of Mauquoy.
African “Big 5” Series
Quality: High Relief, Antique Finish
Denomination: 5,000 Francs CFA
Metal Content: 5 troy oz
Issuer: Ivory Coast
Manufacturer: Mauquoy Mint
Diameter: 50 mm
Mint Capsule, Deluxe Wood Presentation Box, Certificate