Collecting thematic coins & stamps related to wildlife & endangered species
Wildlife on coins and stamps are popular illustrations and engravings that depict the flora and fauna of a certain country. Most plants that can be found in these mints are those which have cultural significance or symbolism.
Plants and animals that are endangered or extinct can be found on some commemorative coins and decorative coins too. It is the wildlife on coins and stamps too that a country is introduced to the world.
In the US today, coins with animals on them are not so prominent on circulated mints. Perhaps the only recently issued coin for circulation with an animal on it, an eagle, is the half dollar at the back of Pres. John F. Kennedy.
Most coins with animals on them are either for decorative or commemorative purposes, some of these can even be customized with engravings of your names or greetings and personal messages.
Animals on coins issued by countries
There is a wide variety of wildlife on coins and stamps that are issued by countries, to name a few the are beavers, black bears and coyotes on Canadian Coins; Koala coins in Australia, deer, leopards, lions and nightingales on Israeli coins; olive baboons and bongos on African coins; and butterflies, seahorses, nautiluses and starfishes that are multi-colored on coins from Palau.
Wildlife on coins and stamps exude the rich cultural and ecological heritage of these countries.
The charisma of wildlife on coins and stamps can very well be the reason for collectors to focus on gathering them. It doesn’t only hit the historical awareness button; it also broadens the environmental consciousness of the collectors and those who will view them.
For instance, the silver eagle coin capsules can hold silver eagle coins with getting them tarnished but still be able to have anyone inspect them closely.
Coin capsules and coin display cases are wonderful means of protecting the beauty of wildlife on coins
These silver eagle coin capsules aren’t only for the silver eagles, will also be able to preserve the intricate details of wildlife and the magnificent multi-colored and prism engravings for some exotic looking coins as long as they fit them or you can purchase other coin capsules for their specific diameters.
I am passionate about the historical, cultural, and artistic aspects of currency. I collect coins and banknotes from various countries and time periods, focusing on specific themes, time periods, or regions that I find interesting. I also love to study the historical context of the currency that influenced coinage and currency issuance.