Weasels, sables and martens

Started by <k>, August 02, 2011, 07:58:31 PM

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The mustelid family of mammals includes badgers, honey badgers (ratels), martens, sables, minks, polecats, stoats, weasels, ferrets, otters and wolverines.

See also:

1] Badgers on coins

2] Otters on coins


Malta 1c 1986.jpg

Malta, 1 cent, 1986.  Weasel.
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Russia 3R-1994.JPG

Russia, 3 roubles, 1994.  Sable.
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Russia 3R 1995.JPG

Russia, 3 roubles, 1995.  Sable.
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Russia 25R 1994.jpg

Russia, 25 roubles (gold), 1994.  Sable.
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Siberia 10 Kopek 1777.jpg

Siberia, 10 kopeck, 1777.  Sables. 

Thanks to forum member Zantetsuken for this image of his coin, possibly the most beautiful on the whole forum.
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Croatia features a marten on the obverse of its modern 1 kuna and 2 and 5 kune coins.

The modern 1 kuna coin can be seen above (left). 

To the right is a pattern coin of wartime Croatia, from which the modern design is clearly taken.

See also: Croatia: Rare wartime patterns from the Nazi satellite state
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Russia 2R 2008.jpg

Russia, 2 roubles, 2008.  Alpine weasel.
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SM 500 lire.jpg

San Marino, 500 lire, 1993. 

European polecats.  Wildlife in danger.
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davidrj

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Quote from: <k> on October 09, 2012, 10:03:12 PMCroatia features a marten on the obverse of its modern 1 kuna and 2 and 5 kune coins.


Hungary-Slavonia-1 Denar-Bela-IV-1235-1270.jpg

A long tradition

1235-1270, Slavonian denar, Bela IV & Stefan V.

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Finland 5 euro 2015.jpg

Finland, 5 euro, 2015. 

A stoat in Ostrobothnia poses for the camera, after having qualified as an estate agent.

From World Coin News.
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Latvia 1 lats 1999.jpg

Latvia, 1 lats, 1999.  European mink.
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Congo, Democratic Republic, 25 centimes, 2002.jpg

Democratic Republic of Congo, 25 centimes, 2002. 

African striped weasel (Poecilogale albinucha).
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Croatia 1 euro 2023.webp

Croatia, 1 euro, 2023.  Marten.
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