The Leopard is honored in the fourth edition of the well-liked Big Five Series from the South African Mint, and the 2023 1oz Proof Leopard is a part of the Big 5 Series II.
South Africa proudly displays it's exceptional wildlife in these series. The "Big Five" animals, which include the elephant, lion, buffalo, rhinoceros, and leopard, are symbols and ambassadors of this country's many cultures.
The striking image of a leopard appears on this gold coin's design. The words "South Africa", "Big Five 2023" and South Africa's coat of arms are also incorporated into the design. A leopard head in two mirrored images are shown on the reverse. The entire close-up portrait of a leopard may be seen when two of such coins are arranged side by side. A large group of leopards may be seen by grouping numerous of these coins together.
The mintage of this rare Leopard gold proof coin is limited to 500 globally. The Leopard is one of the strongest and most elegant large cats in the world, and it's beauty is clearly evident on this intricate coin.