- Coin of the Day: World Elephant Day is marked every year on August 12. This German East Africa 1916T 15 Rupien was struck for a German colony that roughly corresponds to modern-day Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania. Germany was forced to give up the colony after World War I.
Melt Value: $336.84 (8/12/2020)
Obverse: Crowned imperial eagle, right arabesque ends below "T" of "OSTAFRIKA
Reverse: Elephant roaring right above date
Ruler: Wihelm II
Note: Tabora Emergency Issue.