The new Giants of the Galapagos Islands series showcases a variety of unique creatures found in the Galapagos Islands and each species are considered giants in their own right. Made from 1 ounce of .9999 pure silver and legal tender of Solomon Islands, the first coin is dedicated to the Giant Seahorse.
Each coin is the series will feature a shaped perimeter, select coloring and reverse proof quality finish.
These creatures are so giant they wouldn’t fit on a standard coin and had to be extended to give each coin its own unique, larger than life shape.
Keep on the lookout for the follow up issues, the Whale Shark and the Galapagos Tortoise.
The Pacific seahorse, also known as the giant seahorse, (Hippocampus ingens) is a species of fish in the family Syngnathidae. This species is the only seahorse species found in the eastern Pacific Ocean and the only known oceanic island population occurs around the Galapagos Islands.
Quality: Reverse Proof
Metal Content: 1 Ounce
Issuer: Solomon Islands
Dimensions: 37.3 X 46.8 mm
Custom capsule, Thematic case, Certificate of Authenticity