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The African Big Five – Mauqouy Haut-Relief Rhino
Африканская большая пятерка – рельефный носорог
Presented by
Allcollect GmbH (Germany)
Nominal value
5 000 frances CFA
Silver 999°
Production quality
High Relief with Antique Finish, Plain Edge with engraved numbering
Allcollect GmbH; Beni Debacker
Mauqouy Mint, Belgium
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: The head of a Rhino, in the background two birds on the back of the animal. 

Reverse: there is the coat of arms of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire in the center of the coin, above it is the name of the republic – "REPUBLIQUE DE COTE D'IVOIRE", below is the denomination – "5000 FRANCES CFA"
A brief annotation
The Big 5 term was originally created by hunters as the most difficult and dangerous to hunt on foot, however now they are also known to be among the most poached animals. Unfortunately, three of the five existing rhinoceroses’ species are critically endangered. According to WWF, only few rhinos can survive outside of national parks or reserves, due to continued poaching and habitat loss throughout many decades.
New issue
№ 4(65) 2023
№ 4(65) 2023
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