Ocean Zones: Midnight Zone - 2016 Proof Sterling Silver Coin
- 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: Blue Titanium and Unc. Cupro Nickel
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.
- The design on this coin features the Midnight Zone which shows an Angler fish, a Jellyfish, a Spookfish and a Vampire Squid.
The coins will also be available in Unc. Cupro Nickel and Titanium. Each coin is produced to the highest quality and struck four times to produce a stunning “proof” finish.
|Government||South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands|
|Metal||Proof Sterling Silver £2|
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