South Africa: New Proof and colour coins feature Cape West Coast biosphere diversity

December 24, 2017 in Collecting, News, Numismatica, Numismatics

By Michael Alexander

The South African Mint have launched their second set of colourised coins following closely on the successful 2016-dated series which highlighted the rich diversity of the flora and fauna of the country’s Kogelberg Biosphere, east of Cape Town. This 2017-dated range of colour coins celebrates the rich diversity and astounding beauty of the Cape West Coast Biosphere Reserve, situated in the coastal zone north of Cape Town. The reserve is known for its diverse ecosystems and habitats which include marine, beach and frontal dune environments, pans, wetlands, and rocky outcrops. This range is made up of four coins: Two R10 Full article at the source>

Source: (Coin Update News)

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