Palau – 2014 – 5 Dollar – Yellow Boxfish (including box) (PROOF)

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Description

Issue date end of September 2014. Delivery after issue date.

Metal: .925 Silver
Weight: 25 g
Size: 38.61 mm
Quality: Proof
Mintage: 1’500 pcs

The reefs surrounding Palau are home to an astonishing variety of marine species. In order to protect its natural underwater heritage, Palau was the first country to establish a shark sanctuary.

The ban on shark fishing also benefited
smaller reef inhabitants such as the vibrant Yellow Boxfish shown on the 2014 Marine Life Protection coins. A deep blue giant clam, colorful Christmas tree worms, and scarlet cleaner shrimps complete the miniature reef ecosystem portrayed on the coins.