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Coin "Prehistoric Life: Back from the Dead - Jurassic – life in the air"

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Юрский период – жизнь в воздухе

Name Prehistoric Life: Back from the Dead - Jurassic – life in the air
Presented by Münze Österreich AG – Austrian Mint
Nominal value 20 euro
Metal Silver 900°
Weight 20,00 g
Diameter 34,00 mm
Thickness 2,5 mm
Mintage 50000 pcs.
Production quality Proof
Description of obverse and reverse The reverse of the coin features a dynamic scene of what life may have been like during the Jurassic period. A pair of large flying Rhamphorhynchus are depicted hunting a giant dragonfly at the water’s edge. The lush tropical vegetation climate is noted in the background ferns and palm tree-like cycads. The reverse of the coin was designed and engraved by Helmut Andexlinger. The obverse of the coin depicts the Rhamphorhynchus, with its long tail, broad wing span and needle-like teeth angled forward in its snout. The Rhamphorhynchus is creatively standing on the fossil of itself, which is on view today in the Natural History Museum in Vienna. The obverse also includes the country of issue, «Republik Oesterreich», the year of issue 2013 and the face value of 20 euros. This side of the coin was designed by Mint engraver Thomas Pesendorfer.
A brief annotation «Prehistoric Life, Back from the Dead - The Adventure Begins» Triassic to Quaternary, a New Silver Coin series. With first time app to discover even more. The Austrian Mint will introduce an exciting new five-coin series on rehistoric Life, featuring the dinosaurs and early life in the water, on land, and in the air of middle western Europe from the Triassic to the Quaternary period. Exciting new packaging will accompany this coin. A collector case, in which all the individual coin certificates can also be housed. In addition it will be accompanied by a older with thorough scientific background on the series. As well an exciting new app developed together with the Natural History Museum of Vienna. Simply download it for free to your smart phone or tablet.
Designer Helmut Andexlinger (the obverse), Herbert Wähner (the reverse).
Producer Münze Österreich AG – Austrian Mint

Сюжет на доисторическую эпоху хорошо проработан. Особенно интересен птеродактиль, охотящийся на гигантскую стрекозу.
Александр Воропаев
Тема интересная и выполнено с душой. Восемь.
Николай Чудин
для любителей дино думаю отличная монета
Дмитрий Максимов
Монета заставляет задуматься о далеком прошлом. Хорошая прорисовка сюжета.
Владимир Борисов
классное решение, австрийцы молодцы) купил бы
олег царев
Красивая монета. Интересная тема.
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