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The lynx on coins
« on: June 07, 2013, 11:20:15 AM »
From Wikipedia:

A lynx is any of the four species within the Lynx genus of medium-sized wildcats:

1] Eurasian lynx
2] Canada lynx
3] Iberian lynx
4] Bobcat

Neither the caracal (sometimes called the Persian lynx or African lynx) nor the jungle cat (also called the swamp lynx) is a member of the Lynx genus.

 
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Re: The lynx on coins
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2013, 02:21:27 AM »
Macedonia, 5 denar, 2006 and 1995.  Eurasian lynx.
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Re: The lynx on coins
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2013, 02:35:22 AM »
Canada, 25 cents, 1967.  Canadian lynx.
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Re: The lynx on coins
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2014, 10:24:33 PM »


Canada, 20 dollars (silver), 2014.  The bobcat.

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The bobcat (Lynx rufus) is a North American mammal of the cat family Felidae. With 12 recognized subspecies, it ranges from southern Canada to northern Mexico, including most of the continental United States. The bobcat is an adaptable predator that inhabits wooded areas, as well as semidesert, urban edge, forest edges, and swampland environments.

With a gray to brown coat, whiskered face, and black-tufted ears, the bobcat resembles the other species of the mid-sized Lynx genus. It is smaller on average than the Canada lynx, with which it shares parts of its range, but is about twice as large as the domestic cat. It has distinctive black bars on its forelegs and a black-tipped, stubby tail, from which it derives its name.

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Re: The lynx on coins
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2015, 04:39:10 PM »


Slovakia, 10 euro, 2015.  Carpathian beech forests / Lynx.

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Re: The lynx on coins
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2015, 01:59:15 PM »
Finland, 5 euro, 2015.  Animals of the provinces: the lynx of Tavastia.

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Re: The lynx on coins
« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2016, 08:16:25 PM »
Portugal, 5 euro, 2016.  Iberian Lynx.