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"Wonderland of insects" - Old World Swallowtail Germany 5€ 2023 commemorative coin

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12,90 €
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Materiall: CuNi
Weight: 9g
Diameter: 26,9 mm
Mintage: 100 000

It is the third coin issued as part of the “Wonderful world of insects” series, which will see a total of nine coins with partially coloured motifs issued over the period 2022-24. The series is intended to bring into focus – especially in light of current developments (insect extinction) – a special group of animals that make up a significant part of our natural heritage.

The €5 collectors’ coin “Swallowtail” is made of a cupronickel alloy. It weighs 9.68 g, measures 27.25 mm in diameter and will be available both in mint condition and with a proof-like finish. The mint condition coins will be brought into circulation at their face value (€5). The collector quality coins with a proof-like finish will be higher than their face value and will be issued by the Münze Deutschland (Germany’s official sales agency for collector coins).

The coin was designed by Bastian Prillwitz, an artist based in Berlin (picture side), and Andre Witting, a Berlin-based artist (reverse).

The reverse, which will be used for all coins in the series, features an eagle, the words “BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND”, the value and denomination, the year 2023, the twelve stars of Europe and the letter “G” for the State Mint of Karlsruhe.

Its smooth edge is engraved with the inscription: “WUNDERWELT INSEKTEN” (WONDERFUL WORLD OF INSECTS).
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Our matching album is even more colourful than the new series "Wonderful World of Insects", and has enough room to hold all 9 coins in the series in ULTRA Perfect-Fit capsules (capsules included). In addition to photos, there is information on the individual designs. Overall size (when closed): 280 x 192 x 20 mm. Incl. slipcase.

With the purchase of this item, you will be making a contribution towards conserving biodiversity and, hence, the wonderful world of insects. We will include a packet of wildflower seeds for you with every album order.
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Materiall: CuNi
Weight: 9g
Diameter: 26,9 mm
Mintage: 100 000

2.nd issue of a series of 9 coins "Wonderland of insects"


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