This beautiful 1 Oz Silver coin is portraits The brown Pelican, in a mid-flight in the foreground with sailboats silhouetted by the Islands in the background.
The 2018 ECCB St. Kitts & Nevis coin depicts the national bird, the Brown Pelican,mid-flight in the foreground with sailboats against the island's silhouette. The Brown
Pelican is an elegant bird with an over-sized bill and large body. The national bird feeds by "plunge-diving" from as high as 65 feet, using the force of the impact to stun
fish before scooping them into its bill. When young, the Brown Pelican is brown on the head, neck, and upper torso of the body, while white below. As it matures, the
body becomes dark brown while the head turns white.
Obverse: Displays an image of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the weight and purity below.
Reverse: Depicts the national bird of Saint Kitts & Nevis, the Brown Pelican (affectionately known on the islands as "The Booby"), mid-flight in the foreground with sailboats silhouetted by the Islands in the background.
Both obverse and reverse rims feature wavy radial lines making the coins harder to duplicate and provide a measure of security.
The coins, manufactured and distributed by Scottsdale Mint are legal tender in the territories of the eight members that comprise the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank.
|Country||St. Kitts & Nevis|
|Weight (g)||1 oz|
|Presentation case (box)||No|