2018 Tanzania 2 Ounce Mythological Animals Griffin Ultra High Relief Silver Proof Coin


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The Tanzania Mythological Animals Series continues with the 2rd issue dedicated to the Griffin. Minted in ultra high relief on a Piedfort 2 ounce blank and ending with a stunning proof quality finish, this a must have for mythical animal collectors.

Issue is limited to just 499 pieces.

The griffin, griffon, or gryphon is a legendary creature with the body, tail, and back legs of a lion; the head and wings of an eagle; and an eagle’s talons as its front feet. Because the lion was traditionally considered the king of the beasts and the eagle the king of birds, the griffin was thought to be an especially powerful and majestic creature. The griffin was also thought of as king of all creatures. Griffins are known for guarding treasure and priceless possessions.


Year: 2018
Grade: Ultra High Relief
Denomination: 1,500 Shillings
Metal Content: 2 Troy Ounces
Purity: .999
Mintage:  499
Issuer: Tanzania
Diameter: 38.61 mm
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