The series depicts some of the most beautiful and unusual butterflies of the world. The fourth coin in this series, limited to a mintage of only 8,000, is dedicated to the Old World Swallowtail.
The reverse of this coin features an image of the Old World Swallowtail butterfly against the flowers and the leaves of Daucus. On one of the leaves is a likeness of the caterpillar. The pad printing technique used to colorize the coin allows you to see the exceptional colors and shape of this butterfly. The obverse has the portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The background depicts an enlarged fragment of a butterfly wing. This coin will come with the original capsule and Certificate of Authenticity.