2019 1 oz South Africa Natura Archosaur .999 Silver Coin BU
This is a new chapter in the Natura Series begins with the introduction of palaeontology, in recognition of South Africa's significance to this field and study of plant and animal fossils.
This is the first part of the palaeontology-themed coins which called 'The rise of the Dinosaurs'.
Archosaurs was lived in Southern Africa over 200 million years ago and which called the direct ancestors of the dinosaurs. This is a significant event in the history on land. The first one has been discovered at the beginning of the 20th century in South Africa.
Euparkeria capensis is described on the silver coin as the reptile lived during the Middle Triassic Period which approximately 235 million years ago. All South African coins from the "Archosauria" series share a common obverse which depicts the fossilised skull, neck and shoulder of an Erythrosuchus africanus.
- Mintage: 50,000
- Natura - Palaeontology - The rise of the Dinosaurs
- New Bullioncoin in Coincard
- The words "Rise of the dinosaurs", "Archosauria" and The year 2019 shown as roman numerals "MMXIX"
|Manufacturer||South African Mint|