Mintage of only 9,000 coins!
This is the second coin in The Mint of Poland "Oddities of Nature" is the .925 Silver square coin that features the Venus Flytrap. The Venus Flytrap is a carnivorous plant that catches and digests animal prey, mostly insects and arachnids. They are one of the most commonly recognized and cultivated carnivorous plants. Venus Flytraps are sold as houseplants and are often found at florists, hardware stores and supermarkets. The reverse has an image of the Venus Flytrap and decorated with the pad printing technique. At the bottom, along the rim the inscription: Dionaea Muscipula (Latin name of Venus Flytrap). On the obverse is an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. To the left is the country of issue. Also on the obverse are the face value and a background of images of plants and animal tracks. Each coin comes encapsulated and with a Certificate of Authenticity from the Mint of Poland.