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Coin "Prehistoric Wildlife Eagle"

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Доисторический орел Хааста

Name Prehistoric Wildlife Eagle
Presented by NumisCollect
Nominal value 1000 francs (Republic of Gabon)
Metal Silver 925°
Weight 20 g
Diameter 38,61 mm
Mintage 1000 pcs.
Production quality Proof finish, partly colored
Description of obverse and reverse Reverse: prehistoric Eagle Moorei image, with natural habitat in relief and color. Obverse: coat of arms of Gabon.
A brief annotation Haast's Eagle (Harpagornis moorei) is an extinct species of eagle that once lived on the South Island of New Zealand, commonly accepted to be the Pouakai of Maori legend. The species was the largest eagle known to have existed. Its prey is suspected to consist of moa. This eagle's massive size may have been an evolutionary response to the size of its prey, as both would have been much smaller when they first came to the island, and would have grown larger over time due to lack of competition (see island gigantism). Haast's Eagle became extinct around the year 1400, when its major food source, the moa, were hunted to virtual extinction by Maori, and much of its dense-forest habitat was cleared.
Designer NumisCollect (The Netherlands)
Producer NumisCollect (The Netherlands)

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Сергей
Хорошее изображение орла, фон.
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Александр Воропаев
Возможно, орёл на фоне пруфа будет выглядеть впечатлительнее. В представленном виде - скупо.
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Николай Чудин
Аверс бледен
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Дмитрий Максимов
Интересней было бы сделать и орла в цвете.
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Владимир Борисов
орла могли бы получше выделить и прописать
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