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Design and designing => Thematic collecting => Wildlife and agriculture => Topic started by: Bimat on February 24, 2011, 03:20:17 PM

Title: Lizards on coins
Post by: Bimat on February 24, 2011, 03:20:17 PM
Perhaps the ugliest animal on the earth ;D

Here's a Polish 2 Zloty coin showing European Green Lizard (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_green_lizard):

Aditya
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: chrisild on February 24, 2011, 03:43:31 PM
Perhaps the ugliest animal on the earth ;D

Not ugly enough. ;D What about this one?

The Australian frill-necked lizard (http://www.australianstamp.com/Coin-web/feature/nature/frilled.htm) it is ...

Christian
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: <k> on February 24, 2011, 04:40:17 PM
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder - if thine eye offend thee: pluck it out!

Enough of this species-ism, guys. I've always found them to be beautiful creatures, with surprisingly velvety skin.
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: chrisild on August 19, 2011, 11:30:10 AM
Wanted to add a collector coin from Turkmenistan. But while searching for an image, I came across this article ...
http://www.numismaster.com/ta/numis/Article.jsp?ad=article&ArticleId=8157

Christian
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: bagerap on August 20, 2011, 06:23:22 PM
Not only coins. This is a fairly common French A Consommer token.
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: <k> on December 07, 2011, 10:13:32 PM
A large animal for a large denomination: a gold 100,000 rupiah coin of Indonesia depicting a Komodo dragon. Look at the way its bulk curves around the circle of the coin, while the denomination stretches across almost the full width of the coin. A superb design.
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: <k> on January 01, 2012, 06:12:00 PM
Russia, 1993, 50 roubles.  Turkmenistan gecko.
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: <k> on January 01, 2012, 06:16:44 PM
Poland, 20 zloty, 2009.  European green lizards.
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: <k> on February 22, 2012, 10:03:01 PM
Tonga, 100 pa'anga, 1994.  Banded iguana.
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: <k> on October 01, 2012, 01:20:24 AM
Bermuda, 1 dollar, 1997.  The Bermuda skink or rock lizard (Plestiodon longirostris, formerly Eumeces longirostris).
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: <k> on October 06, 2012, 12:09:57 AM
New Zealand, 5 cents, 1967.  Tuatara lizard.
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Post by: <k> on October 06, 2012, 12:18:27 AM
Kazakhstan, 500 tenge, 2010.   Frilled-neck lizard.
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: <k> on October 15, 2012, 12:33:40 AM
Cayman Islands, 1 dollar, 1995.   Blue rock iguana.
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: <k> on October 15, 2012, 01:21:35 AM
Fiji, 250 dollars, 1978.  Banded iguana.
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: <k> on October 18, 2012, 07:40:46 PM
Fiji, 10 dollars, 1997.  Banded iguana.
Title: Lizards on coins
Post by: Bimat on August 16, 2013, 02:50:15 PM
Niue $1. ::)

Aditya
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: <k> on August 17, 2013, 07:38:11 PM
Slovakia, 10 euros, 2013.
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: <k> on August 25, 2013, 02:02:45 PM
Turks and Caicos, 1 crown, 1988.  Blue rock lizard. (Petrosaurus thalassinus).
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: <k> on October 08, 2015, 03:12:01 PM
Turkey, 4 million lira, 1999.
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: <k> on December 06, 2015, 08:42:30 PM
Cayman Islands, 1 dollar, 1992.  Rock iguana.
Title: Re: Lizards on coins
Post by: <k> on March 16, 2019, 09:58:45 PM
Australia, $5, 2000.  Sydney 2000 Olympics.  Frilled-neck lizard.