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The Coin

Endemic to only two small rock pools on Ascension Island, Procaris ascensionis is a species of shrimp which is in an extremely susceptible position. The two coastal rock pools in which this species can be found are set well inland past the high tide mark but it is possible that the pools have underground connections with the ocean. The larger of the two pools is only around 4.5 meters in diameter and only around 46cm in depth and has a rocky bottom covered with clay. The smallest shrimps are thought to spend most of the time hidden amongst the algae and crevices of the pool, but the larger shrimps spend more time in the open water. This species of shrimp is predatory with specialised appendages which help to trap its prey and the species is more than likely blind.

The design on the coin itself shows several of the Ascension Shrimp swimming in a rock pool.

Titanium reacts differently with every strike, so each Titanium Shrimp coin is technically different and varies slightly in color. There is also a lined effect that is present on the coins that is unique to this metal. The obverse features the Pobjoy Mint exclusive effigy design of HM Queen Elizabeth II in exceptional detail.

Coin Specifications

Metal: Titanium, CuNi
Diameter: Titanium: 36.10 mm; CuNi: 38.60 mm
Weight: Titanium: 28.28 g; CuNi: 28.28 g
Issue Limit: Titanium: 7,500; CuNi: 10,000

Presentation

The Titanium coin is shipped encapsulated in an acrylic capsule for protection and housed in a stunning red box with a Certificate of Authenticity. The Cupro Nickel coin is shipped raw in tubes. Pouches can be purchased separately.

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