Meet the newest member of Pobjoy’s popular Cat Series!

By Pobjoy Mint….
 

The Isle of Man’s historic Cat coin is one of the world’s most famous, and the series continues in 2016 with a new coin featuring the Havana Brown.

havanbrownThe phrase “Chocolate Delight” is often used to describe the Havana Brown. These charming chocolate brown cats with their mesmerizing green eyes are alert, intelligent, and affectionate–with the occasional flash of a mischievous personality. A breed for the true cat connoisseur, Havanas are extremely rare; it’s estimated that there are fewer than 1,000 in the world.

Usually described as a firm and muscular cat of medium size and structure, the Havana exhibits a sense of power yet also elegance and grace. The two most distinctive features of the breed are its color and head shape. Its distinctive muzzle shape, coat color, large forward-tilted ears and striking green eyes set it apart from other cats.

Coin Highlights

  • 2016 Proof Fine 999. Silver
  • Issue: 10,000
  • Unique presentation box and certificate of authenticity
  • Also available in Uncirculated Cupro Nickel
  • New Release Price: $65

Design

The design on the coin shows an image of a Havana Brown Cat with two kittens, featuring their peculiar tobacco-brown fur. The obverse of the coin features the new effigy design of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, created exclusively by Pobjoy Mint.

Each precious metal coin is struck four times to create the famous Pobjoy ‘proof’ finish.

Isle of Man 2016 Havana Brown Cat Silver 1 Crown Coin in red presentation case, Pobjoy Mint
Courtesy Pobjoy Mint

Presentation

The Silver version is encapsulated in an acrylic capsule for protection and housed in a stunning red box accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. The Cupro Nickel coin is shipped in a unique Pobjoy Mint blue presentation pouch.

Specifications

  • Metal: Proof Fine 999. Silver
  • Diameter: 38.60mm
  • Weight: 31.103g
  • Issue Limit: 10,000
Isle of Man 2016 Havana Brown Cat Silver 1 Crown Coin mintages and release dates, Pobjoy Mint
Information courtesy Pobjoy Mint

 

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