The Great Migrations – Zebra 1 oz. Silver Coin begins this incredible new coin collection from New Zealand Mint. This exciting collection celebrates one of nature’s impressive wonders, when millions of animals start their great annual migration, covering vast distances in search of food, mating partners or shelter.
One of nature’s most impressive wonders is displayed each year, when millions of animals start their great annual migration, covering vast distances in search of food, mating partners or shelter. together with mountaineer Kristoff and his reindeer Sven, as they journey forth to return Elsa to the kingdom.
The great Serengeti migration is the annual movement of vast numbers of zebra and wildebeest. The timing of the migration is dependent on rainfall and the purpose is to seek fresh grazing plains and water.
Each year around 1.5 million wildebeest and 300,000 zebra start their long, clockwise journey from Tanzania's Serengeti Plains to Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve. This difficult journey, that covers the vast distance of around 2,900 km (1800 miles), brings with it severe dangers, and many animals are lost along the way.
* Original Packaging and Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
* Struck from 99.9% pure Proof Silver
* First Coin in Great Migrations Series
* The 2016 Great Migrations - Zebra has an extremely limited mintage of only 3,000!
The coin reverse shows an engraved illustration of a zeal of migrating zebras, against a backdrop of their Serengeti habitat. A few zebras are highlighted in color. This stunning coin comes in a compact printed rectangular coin case, which incorporates an impressive, printed scene of this great migration. The uniquely numbered Certificate of Authenticity is presented in the packaging.