This listing is for one Uncirculated:
Dolphin With Coral
British Virgin Islands
Dolphin Series First Issue
2004 $1 Legal Tender Copper-Nickel Coin Uncirculated
The grace and beauty of the form and movement of the dolphin amazes us, their playful, curious nature charms us and their built in grin amuses us. Found in virtually all seas and oceans of the world, there are over 50 species of Dolphin and much research is being undertaken to find out about these amazing creatures. The clicking sounds made by these endearing animals is a form of sonar. Echoes from surrounding objects allow them to detect obstacles, other animals and matter in the water as their eyesight is not that good. Dolphins need to be conscious in order to breath, which means that they do not go into a deep sleep and studies have shown that they have the ability to let one half of their brain ‘sleep’ at a time.
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Coin you receive may vary somewhat from that shown but will be in same general condition.
Coin may have superficial scratches and/or minor wear of finish and/or nicks from way these coins are stacked at the mint.
Coin may have minor spotting and/or toning and/or oxidation.
The design on the coin features a single Dolphin swimming in an underwater setting with coral and bubbles.
The back of the coin carries a fine effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank Broadley FRBS FSNAD.
The diameter of this finely struck and detailed coin is 38.60 mm and it weighs 28.20 gms.
This coin is much larger than both USA quarter (24.26 mm in diameter) and USA half dollar (30.61 mm in diameter).
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