This issue featuring Our Earth in a new series dedicated to the various ecosystems of the world. The first issue is dedicated to the Rainforest.
A rainforest is a forested ecosystem with a lot of rain all year round. The minimum is 1700 to 2500 millimeters of rain with an absolute minimum per month. If the rain is distributed unevenly throughout the year, there may be a monsoon forest. Rainforests are also characterized by the high biodiversity and many animals that live here. The Amazon rainforest is the most famous and most extensive in the world. It is about the same size as Australia and spread over Brazil, Venezuela, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, Ecuador, Peru and French Guiana.
- Design features stunning Rainforest images
- The unique new edge coloring technique (Green edge)
- Struck from 2 oz of pure silver with Smartminting technology
- Only 499 pcs worldwide
The reverse of the coin depicts the rainforest with the many animals that live there. Gorilla’s from the African rainforest and the Toucan and Jaguar from the Amazon and others. The Amazon rainforest is centered on the globe and the inscriptions: “OUR WONDERFUL AND UNIQUE WORLD” (the name of the series) and “THE RAINFOREST ECO SYSTEM” (the name of the coin). This coin is unique because of its green-colored edge.
The obverse side of the coin depicts the standard Coat of Arms of the Republic of Palau with the inscriptions: “REPUBLIC OF PALAU” (the issuing country) and “10$” (the face value).
An ecosystem is a geographic area where plants, animals, and other organisms, as well as weather and landscape, work together to form a bubble of life. Ecosystems contain biotic or living, parts, as well as abiotic factors, or nonliving parts. Biotic factors include plants, animals, and other organisms. Abiotic factors include rocks, temperature, and humidity.
|Weight (g)||2 oz (62.2g)|
|Presentation case (box)||Yes|
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