2023 $1 Creatures Of The Deep Mintmark and Privy Mark UNC 4 Coin Set
S.M.C.B Privy and Mintmark $1's Uncirculated
or 4 payments of $8.25 with Info
- Celebrating the journeys of scientific endeavour, and the wondorous sea creatures discovered
- Set contains 'C' Mintmark and 'S', 'M' and 'B' Privy Mark coins
- Struck by the Royal Australian Mint - Australian legal tender
- $1 coin measuring 25.00mm in diameter
- Arrives in stunning themed presentation case
Scientists, aboard the CSIRO research vessel (RV) Investigator, have explored the deep-sea and ocean abyss, discovering amazing and unique creatures of the deep.
The iconic tripodfish (Bathypterois grallator), are from the Ipnopidae family, often called spiderfish: They prop themselves high off the seafloor on their stilt-like fins. Like most members of the spiderfish family, tripodfish have reduced eyes. To feed, they face into the current, extending their elongated pectoral fubs forward 'feeling' for prey as it drifts by. They filter suspended food particles with their comb-like gill rakers.
It can be lonely on the ocean floor so tripodfish are hermaphrodites - meaning they have both male and female sexual organs, so don't need to find a mate.
The Royal Australian Mint celebrates these journeys of scientific endeavour, and the wondorous creatures they discovered with this 2023 Mintmark and Privy Mark Four-Coin Set
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