2015 Niue Silver Turtle Bullion Coins
The Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata bissa), or locally named
Taku, is one of two main turtle species of the South Pacific island
nation of Niue. Although they have a wide distribution throughout the
world's tropical regions, Hawksbill Turtles are considered critically
endangered due to human fishing practices. Taku grow up to a metre in
length and a weight of 80kg, although the heaviest on record weighed
The obverse of the coin features the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The reverse features a Taku with a stylized shell pattern swimming
through the waters of the Pacific Ocean along with an engraved heading
and the coin's metal quality and weight.
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