Evolution of Life – Ichthyosaur 2017 Mongolia 1oz Silver
The astonishing and detailed high relief fossils, plated in rose gold and set in an antique finish matrix, have garnered a huge following among coin collectors. After lingering in the Paleozoic Era for two years, the series now presents the Ichthyosaur of the Mesozoic Era – the Age of Reptiles. Ichthyosaurs were marine reptiles that lived 250 to 90 million years ago. The various species resembled modern dolphins by convergent evolution or the development of similar traits in similar environments.
The Ichthyosaur fossil is covered in rose-gold while the smartminting© relief accentuates the bony scleral eye ring and pointy teeth of this Triassic predator.
Mongolian emblem and coin inscriptions
Presented in a box with a certificate of authenticity.
- Denomination: 500 Togrog
- Year: 2017
- Mintage: 999
- Metal: 999 silver
- Weight: 31.1g (1 oz)
- Diameter: 38.61 mm
- Quality: Antique and rose-gold gilding