South Africa 5-CENTS (KM84)
South Africa 5-CENTS (KM84)

South Africa 5-CENTS (KM84) Blue Crane

The Blue Crane is the national bird of South Africa. While the 15 crane species are mostly wetland birds, the Blue Crane's habitat is dry grasslands, and agricultural areas. Like the other cranes, it is a vulnerable species. Cranes are not related to the similar looking herons and can be distinguished in flight by their outstretched necks.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 17.2 mm
  • Composition: Nickel
  • CAT#: KM84

Obverse Legend

SUID-AFRIKA SOUTH AFRICA

Reverse Legend

5c

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