The first design offered in the Natura Rise of the Dinosaurs collection from the South African Mint was that of the Euparkeria Capensis. One of several different creatures within the species, the living descendants of these prehistoric creatures are crocodiles and birds. Right now, 2019 1 oz Silver South African Natura Euparkeria Silver Coins are available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Coin ships to you inside of a protective blistercard!
- First coin issued in the Natura Series from the South African Mint!
- Mintage limited to 50,000 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of 25 Rand (R25) backed by the government of South Africa.
- The obverse features the fossilized skull of a dinosaur as the common element in the collection.
- On the reverse is the bird-like Euparkeria Capensis.
Each 2019 1 oz Silver South African Natura Euparkeria Silver Coin in this listing is the first silver bullion coin from the Rise of the Dinosaurs Paleontology collection from the South African Mint. The coins are all available in Brilliant Uncirculated condition and ship individually inside of a protective blistercard from the mint.
The blistercards the coins are housed inside of read like an encyclopedia entry on the archosaur species. You will find detailed information within its folded pages on the specific member of the archosaur species depicted, the Euparkeria capensis. On the back page of the blistercard is the Certificate of Authenticity information from the mint.
For the obverse, 2019 1 oz Silver South African Natura Euparkeria Silver Coins the South African Mint offers up the image of a massive fossilized dinosaur skull lurching into the design field. The right-profile portrait includes inscriptions on the coin of the series name, nation of issue, and the date mark in Roman numerals.
On the reverse side of 2019 1 oz Silver South African Natura Euparkeria Silver Coins is a depiction of the Euparkeria capensis. This bird-like reptile stands and moves like a bird, but has the body and physical characteristics similar to most reptiles. You can clearly see how it is related to modern birds and crocodilians as this beast leaps into the air in pursuit of a meal.
The South African Mint is owned and overseen by the South African Reserve Bank. It is responsible for the production of circulating Rand currency in South Africa, as well as the popular Krugerrands.
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