The South African Mint Company issuing new series "Big 5" which to celebrate Africa’s unique natural heritage and its beauty. The Big 5 consists of the Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Rhino, and Buffalo.
The 1st issue in this series is the "Elephant". The African elephant is a symbol of strength and family unity. The elephant is also the largest living land animal on earth.
- Reverse: It features two halves of the face of an Elephant.
- Obverse: It features the close-up of the majestic creature, with its ears flared and trunk and tusks dominant, together with the words ‘South Africa’ and ‘Big Five 2019’, as well as the country’s coat of arms.