Pitcairn Island Coins
Giant Coconut Crab
1oz Silver Coin and scented Coconut case

Giant Coconut CrabAbout the Design

The Giant Coconut Crab, also known as the robber crab or palm thief, is a species of terrestrial hermit crab. It is the largest land-living arthropod in the world, and is at the upper size limit of terrestrial animals with exoskeletons weighing up to 4.1kg. Found on Islands across the Indian Ocean and parts of the Pacific Ocean, the species is widely reported to climb trees to pick coconuts, which it then opens to eat.

Obverse
Coconut Crab Coin Obverse
 The obverse of the coin features the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Reverse

The reverse features a coloured image of the Giant Coconut Crab printed on the finely engraved silver background of a beach.

Presentation

Giant Coconut CrabThe coin is packaged in a delightful coconut shaped custom mold case, which is scented with a distinctive coconut oil fragrance.

SPECIFICATIONS

Metal .999 Silver Sorry - Sold Out
Finish: Proof
Weight:  1 troy oz
Diameter:  40.7mm
Edge Milled
Denomination: NZ$2
Country of Issue:  Pitcairn Islands
Year of Issue: 2013
Mintage: 5,000
Price NZ$ $120.00 plus parcel postage