2017 South Africa 1 oz Silver Caspian Tern

Biosphere Series

5 In Stock

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R 1,195.00

Product Details

This colorful 1 oz Silver Caspian Tern Proof is one of the coins belonging to the Flowers and Bird series. The 2017 silver colour coin range celebrates the rich diversity and astounding beauty of the Cape West Coast Biosphere, situated in the coastal zone north of Cape Town. This reserve is known for its diverse ecosystems and habitats which include marine, beach and frontal dune environments, pans, wetlands and rocky outcrops. This range is made up of four coins: two R10 sterling-silver coins depicting the fauna and two R5 sterling-silver 1 oz coins depicting the flora of the Cape West Coast Biosphere Reserve.

Set Highlights:
  • Contains 1 oz of Silver.
  • The coin comes in a blistercard.
  • Mintage of only 1,000.
  • Obverse: Depicts a map of South Africa indicating the location of the UNESCO recognized Biosphere Reserve together with the words "South Africa" and the year "2017".
  • Reverse: Portrays a colorful image of a single Hydroprogne caspia (Caspian Tern ) bird situated in the coastal zone north of Cape Town.
  • Guaranteed by the South African Mint.

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The Caspian Tern, the largest of its kind, has a heavy coral-coloured bill that makes it easily identifiable and therefore a fitting inclusion in our 2017 colour coin range. The R10 coin portrays the bird flapping its wings on the reverse, while its scientific name ‘Hydroprogne caspia’, the denomination ‘R10’.

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