The Big Five: The Lion - 2001 Unc. Cupro Nickel $1 Coin - SLE
- 2001 Unc. Cupro Nickel $1 Coin
- Issued on behalf of the Bank of Sierra Leone
- Unlimited issue
- Presented in a Pobjoy presentation pouch
The Bank of Sierra Leone has approved the release of a series of six coins depicting five African Mammals who between them, constitute the most well known plains dwelling animals who span the bulk of that Continent.
This series has been named after the reminder given to holidaymakers on safari, when they are told to look out for “The Big Five” animals, which are pictured on these striking coins.
This coin features the regal head of a lion. The “King of Beasts”, since earliest time the Lion has been one of the best known of wild animals. It is now found mainly in parts of Africa south of the Sahara.
|Coin Year||2000 - 2004|
|Coin Metal||Cupro Nickel|
|Metal||Unc. Cupro Nickel|
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