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Aruba Shoco
Арубский кроличий сыч
Presented by
Royal Dutch Mint
Nominal value
5 florin (Aruba)
11,9 g
29 mm
Silver 925°
2500 pcs.
Production quality
Proof. Obverse: color image, Augmented reality content. Reverse: Minted Photo Image (MPI) technology.
Juan Jose Sanchez
Royal Dutch Mint
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: a coloured image of an Shoco Owl, on the coin edge the inscriptions: 'Shoco', 'Athene cunicularia Arubensis', the nation, the year of issue, the nominal value and 'National Symbool'. Native to Aruba, the owl has become a symbol for the country’s residents. The coin contains augmented reality content that has been developed by the Royal Dutch Mint. The augmented reality content that is embedded in coin can be unlocked through a smart phone. The content will provide consumers with information concerning the unique properties of the coin itself as well as some insight on the Shoco owl. The content can be accessed through the Layar mobile application. Reverse: the Coats of arms of the Republic of Aruba is produced using the technique “Minted Photo Image” (MPI).
A brief annotation
Aruba Borrowing Owl
New issue
№ 3(64) 2023
№ 3(64) 2023
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