Ocean Zones - 2016 Proof Sterling Silver Coin Set

Product Code: L6708700

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£95.95
(Excl. VAT)

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Coin Highlights

  • 2016 Proof Sterling Silver £2 Coin
  • Issued on behalf of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands
  • Issue: 10,000
  • Unique presentation box and certificate
  • Also available as: Uncirculated Cupro Nickel and Blue Titanium

Description

The oceanic zone is divided into three sections. The epipelagic zone, which is also known as the Daylight zone and receives enough sunlight to support photosynthesis; the mesopelagic zone, which is also known as the Twilight zone and only has a scarce amount of light; the bathypelagic, or Midnight zone which makes up 90% of the ocean and no light penetrates its boundaries.

The range of animals amongst the three zones is diverse and, especially in the lower zones, quite unusual. There are three coins in the series each representing a different zone and featuring the creatures that live in them.

  • Daylight Zone – features a dolphin breaking the surface of the water with a Cod Icefish, a Patagonian Toothfish and some Krill swimming below.
  • Twilight Zone – displays images of a Barreleye fish, a Comb Jelly, a Lantern fish and a Snipe Eel.
  • Midnight Zone – features an Angler fish, a Jellyfish, a Spookfish and a Vampire Squid.
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The coins will also be available in Unc. Cupro Nickel and Blue Titanium. Each coin is produced to the highest quality and struck four times to produce a stunning “proof” finish. 

Metal Proof Sterling Silver £2
Diameter 38.60mm
Weight 28.28gms
Issue Limit 10,000

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