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Australian Dinosaur coin series roars into existence with fearful pre-historic monster called ‘Banjo’

September 2, 2014 in Australian Coins, Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By Blog Team (Perth Mint Blog)

Between 145 million and 65 million years ago, during the period known to science as the Cretaceous, the evolving continent of Australia provided an ideal environment for dinosaurs.

Evidence of their existence has been found in numerous areas, including Central-West Queensland, a hot-spot for the discovery of fossilised bones from dinosaurs alive at that time.

In 2006, the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum made one of the region’s most famous discoveries near the town of Full article at the source>

Source:: Perth Mint Blog

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