Gambia 4-SHILLINGS (KM6)
Gambia 4-SHILLINGS (KM6)

Gambia 4-SHILLINGS (KM6) Slender-snouted Crocodile

The Slender-snouted crocodile may already be extinct in Gambia, and its population is declining rapidly in other countries in west and central Africa. Because its natural habitat is remote and inaccessible, little is known of this species. Their main diet is fish, along with small birds, frogs, crabs, and shrimp. Their life span in the wild is 50+ years, and apparently their call sounds like a truck exhaust backfiring.

This large copper-nickel coin was minted in 1966 only.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 34.2 mm
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel
  • CAT#: KM6

Obverse Legend

THE GAMBIA 1966

Reverse Legend

4 SHILLINGS

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