Item ID:372246394483
Seller ID: powercoin_italy
Listing Type: Fixed Price Item
List Date: 03/12/2018
End Date: 05/12/2020
Location: Roma
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Scops owl 1 oz silver coin 5$ tokelau 2018


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Specifications Country: Tokelau Year: 2018 Face value: 5 Dollars Metal: Silver 999/1000 Weight (g): 31.1 (1 oz) Diameter (mm): 65 Quality: Proof Mintage (pcs): 5.000 Certificate COA: Yes Box: Yes SCOPS OWL 1 Oz Silver Coin 5$ Tokelau 2018 {FREE_SHIPPING} Description & Design This beautiful 1 Oz Silver coin is dedicated to one of the most fascinating birds and the smallest migratory European owls - the Scops Owl. The coin has a beautiful design, has a Proof quality and comes in a presentation case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage to 5.000 pcs worldwide! The reverse of the coin features a wonderful intricate design of a Scops Owl, surrounded by a marvellous floral decoration. On the bottom of the reverse, the inscription: “SCOPS OWL” – the name of the coin. On the top, the inscription: “OWLS”. The obverse of the coin depicts the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the inscriptions: “ELIZABETH” – the name of the Queen, “TOKELAU” – the issuing country, “2018” – the year of issue, “1oz. 999 SILVER” – the weight of the coin and the fineness of the Silver and “FIVE DOLLARS” – the face value. Background & History Scops Owl The Eurasian scops owl (Otus scops), also known as the European scops owl or just scops owl, is a small owl. This species is a part of the larger grouping of owls known as typical owls, Strigidae, which contains most species of owl. The other grouping is the barn owls, Tytonidae. The scientific name is from the Latin otus for an eared owl and Ancient Greek skopos, “watcher”. This bird breeds in southern Europe eastwards into western and central Asia. It is migratory, wintering in southernmost Europe and sub-Saharan Africa. It is rare any distance north of its breeding range, usually occurring as a spring overshoot. It is unlikely that this nocturnal owl would be found outside the breeding season when it is not calling. It breeds in open woodland, parks and gardens. It lays 3-6 eggs in a tree hole. {IMAGES}

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Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
Year: 2018
Composition: Silver
Country/Region of Manufacture: Tokelau
Certification: Uncertified