2016 $5 Palau Miracle of the Sea Freshwater Pearl Silver Coin PCGS PR69DCAM

Texas Gold And Silver Exchange Gold Other Pre-1933 Silver World 2016 $5 Palau Miracle of the Sea Freshwater Pearl Silver Coin PCGS PR69DCAM Commemorative proof silver color coin from Palau, serie Marine Life Protection year 2016, each year feauturing a new real pearl. The 12th pearl coin edition shows a triton trumpet.
The latest pearl of the hugely popular Marine Life series is set in a Triton trumpet which, thanks to Smartminting, rises well above the background scenery. Due to the ultra-high relief it seems lifelike and within reach.
Charonia tritonis, common name the Triton's trumpet or the giant triton, is a species of very large sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Ranellidae, the tritons. Reaching up to two feet (or 60 cm) in shell length this is one of the biggest mollusks in the coral reef. The shell is well known as a decorative object, and is sometimes modified for use as a trumpet (such as the Japanese horagai or the Māori pūtātara). This species is found throughout the Indo-Pacific Oceans, Red Sea included.
The total mintage is just 2,500 coins.
The obverse displays the crest of Palau.
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