New Zealand Features Honey Bee on World’s First Silver Hexagonal Coin with Resin Inclusion

August 3, 2016 in Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Commemorative, Education, Entertainment, History, New Releases, New Zealand Coins, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Proof Coins, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By: Michael Alexander (Coin Update News)

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The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has unveiled (August 1) a new coin paying homage to the humble honey bee, or Apis mellifera. The honey bee is an integral part of our lives, providing honey while pollinating flowers and plants that provide the human race with needed sustenance. The life and hierarchy of the honey bee is complicated, with an organized society of three adult castes comprising of the queen, workers, and drones, each with a specific purpose and function.

Queens, who are responsible for producing and laying eggs, live for an average of two-to-three years and sometimes longer. Just one… Full article at the source>

Source: (Coin Update News)

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