Birds on Coins

A collection I'm working on exploring the beauty of birds depicted on world coins.

 

1994 Somaliland 1 Shilling

Somali Pigeon
(Columba oliviae)
Al - [KM# 1]


2007 Belarus 1 Rouble

Thrush Nightingale
(Luscinia luscinia)
Cu-Ni - [KM# ?]


2008 Australia Kookaburra Dollar

Laughing Kookaburra
(Dacelo novaeguineae)
.999 Ag - KM# ?


2008 Belarus 10 Rubles

Great White Heron
(Ardea alba)
.925 Ag - [KM# ?]


1975 Bahamas $50

Tobacco Dove
(Columbina passerina)
.917 Au (0.0804 oz.) - [KM# 69]


1945 Mexico 2 Pesos

Golden Eagle
(Aquila chrysaetos)
.900 Au (0.0482 oz.) - [KM# 461]

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