Coral Hind
Coral Hind
Art.No. 27823
Country Palau
Year 2016
Face Value 5 Dollars
Metal Silver .999
Weight 25 g
Size 38.61 mm
Quality Proof
Mintage 1500

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Marine Life Protection is one of the longest running commemorative coin series in the world. With the first coins issued in 1992, the series has seen over 50 releases to date featuring tropical marine creatures and exotic mermaid designs that changed each year. The penultimate issues, before the series winds up in 2017, feature the Coral Hind.

This small grouper grows to 50 centimetres and is a common reef dweller in the Indo- Pacific. The beautifully coloured grouper is portrayed against a delicate gorgonian coral inhabited by a seahorse, squirrel fish and butterfly fish. For the first time in the series, the silver coin to attain unparalleled relief height on the obverse and reverse designs.

Part of the collection "Marine Life Protection"

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2016

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2015

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Marine Life Protection
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Marine Life Protection
Whitetail Damselfish – Gold
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2014

Marine Life Protection
Yellow Boxfish
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Marine Life Protection
Yellow Boxfish
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Marine Life Protection
Yellow Boxfish
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2013

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Marine Life Protection
Synchiropus splendidus
Synchiropus splendidus

 

Marine Life Protection
Synchiropus splendidus
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2012

Marine Life Protection
Blue Ringed Octopus – Silver
Blue Ringed Octopus – Silver

 

Marine Life Protection
Blue Ringed Octopus – Cu ag-plated
Blue Ringed Octopus – Cu ag-plated

 

Marine Life Protection
Blue Ringed Octopus – Gold
Blue Ringed Octopus – Gold

2011

Marine Life Protection
Anemonefish – Silver
Anemonefish – Silver

 

Marine Life Protection
Anemonefish – Cu ag-plated
Anemonefish – Cu ag-plated

 

Marine Life Protection
Anemonefish – Gold
Anemonefish – Gold

2010

Marine Life Protection
Scalloped Hammerhead – Silver
Scalloped Hammerhead – Silver

 

Marine Life Protection
Scalloped Hammerhead – Copper silverplated
Scalloped Hammerhead – Copper silverplated

 

Marine Life Protection
Scalloped Hammerhead – Gold
Scalloped Hammerhead – Gold

2009

Marine Life Protection
Red Lionfish – Silver
Red Lionfish – Silver

 

Marine Life Protection
Red Lionfish – Copper-nickel
Red Lionfish – Copper-nickel

 

Marine Life Protection
Red Lionfish – Gold
Red Lionfish – Gold

2008

Marine Life Protection
Grey reef shark
Grey reef shark

 

Marine Life Protection
Grey reef shark
Grey reef shark

 

Marine Life Protection
Grey reef shark
Grey reef shark

2007

Marine Life Protection
Surgeonfish – Copper-Nickel
Surgeonfish – Copper-Nickel

 

Marine Life Protection
Surgeonfish – Silver
Surgeonfish – Silver

 

Marine Life Protection
Surgeonfish – Gold
Surgeonfish – Gold

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