Coin "Crocus Adamii"

Крокус Адама

Name Crocus Adamii
Presented by International Coin House AG
Nominal value 1000 dram (Republic of Armenia)
Metal Silver 925°
Thickness 2,6
Mintage 10 000
Production quality Proof quality with pad printing (2 sides)
Description of obverse and reverse Obverse: Coloured Crocus Adamii flower, and linear design, nominal value – “1000 dram“, "Republic of Armenia" (in Armenian and English), "2011". Reverse: Image of a Crocus Adamii flower with leaves, partially coloured, "Crocus Adamii" (in Latin and Armenian), and the hallmark "Ag 925".
A brief annotation The main idea of the series (and each coin) is to depict flowers that are growing wild in Armeniean forests, meadows, fields etc. This is a unique design where one side of the coin continues on to the other side of the coin (from reverse through the rim to the obverse). Crocus Adamii has a small corm with leathery tunics. Flowers are pale to dark lilac, 3-5 cm across and with yellow-orange throat. Leaves appear during blooming time. Crocus blooms from February to May, on stony or grassy slopes, bushes and open juniper forests at 1000-2900 m. It is common in Central and South Armenia and Artsakh.
Designer Eduard Kurghinyan (Republic of Armenia)
Producer BH Mayer’s Mint (Germany)

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