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Coin designs showing more than one animal species
« on: August 01, 2013, 03:22:51 AM »
Most coin designs depicting animals (whether birds, fish, insects, reptiles, amphibians or mammals) usually show only one species, but there are many exceptions to this. Here are some rules for this topic, which I would ask you, please, to follow:

1] There must be more than one species per coin design. If a coin shows one species on the obverse and another on the reverse, that does not count.

2] Humans are also animals, of course, but they will not be counted as such in this topic. If a design shows a human plus two different non-human species, that will count.

3] A design showing two or more different species of bird will count. The same goes for other types of non-human animals.

4] Non-human animals that appears as supporters on coat of arms do not count here but should be posted on the following topic:

Coats of arms with ANIMAL supporters

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Re: Coin designs showing more than one animal species
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2013, 03:24:19 AM »
USA, 1 dollar, 2013.  Treaty with the Delawares: Wolf, turkey, tortoise.

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Re: Coin designs showing more than one animal species
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2013, 03:26:04 AM »


Ukrainian, 2 hryvnia collector coin of 2002.  Look closely.  ;)

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Re: Coin designs showing more than one animal species
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2013, 03:26:52 AM »


Botswana, 50 thebe.  Fish eagle with fish.
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Re: Coin designs showing more than one animal species
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2013, 03:27:58 AM »
Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 2 shillings, 1955. African fish eagle with fish.
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Re: Coin designs showing more than one animal species
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2013, 03:28:42 AM »
South Africa, 2 cents.  African fish eagle with fish.
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Re: Coin designs showing more than one animal species
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2013, 03:29:53 AM »


USA quarter, 2012.  El Yunque rainforest, Puerto Rico.  Parrot and frog.

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Re: Coin designs showing more than one animal species
« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2013, 03:31:49 AM »


Malta, 3 mils, 1972.  Natural bee, heraldic dolphins. Maybe I'm cheating a little with this one.  :)

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Re: Coin designs showing more than one animal species
« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2013, 03:33:35 AM »


Maldives, 25 rufiyaa, 1978.  Fish, birds, octopus.

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Re: Coin designs showing more than one animal species
« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2013, 03:35:48 AM »


Tuvalu, 10 cents, 1976.  A crab, and those shells are presumably inhabited by living creatures.

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Re: Coin designs showing more than one animal species
« Reply #10 on: August 01, 2013, 03:37:00 AM »


St Thomas and Prince, 50 dobras, 1990.  Booby bird (?) with snake.
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Re: Coin designs showing more than one animal species
« Reply #11 on: August 01, 2013, 03:37:32 AM »


Austria, 5 euros, 2013.  Snake, fish, heron, kingfisher.

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Re: Coin designs showing more than one animal species
« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2013, 03:40:14 AM »


Somalia, 5 shillings, 1970.  Cow, goats.

 
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Re: Coin designs showing more than one animal species
« Reply #13 on: August 01, 2013, 03:42:35 AM »
Tonga, 2 pa'anga, 1975.  Cow, pig, hen, fish and bee.
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Re: Coin designs showing more than one animal species
« Reply #14 on: August 01, 2013, 03:43:51 AM »
Tonga, 2 pa'anga, 1981.  Cows, pigs and chickens.
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