Gibraltar 1-PENNY (KM1046)
Gibraltar 1-PENNY (KM1046)

Gibraltar 1-PENNY (KM1046) Barbary Macaque

The Barbary Macaque is often called a Barbary Ape, but it is not. An ape, that is. The Barbary Macaque is a true monkey, but it has no tail. (Perhaps that is why it gets confused with apes.) Barbary Macaques are the only other primate -- besides humans -- that live freely in Europe.

This coin celebrates 300 years of British possession of Gibraltar. And all the monkeys they have there.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 20.3 mm
  • Composition: Copper-clad Steel
  • CAT#: KM1046

Obverse Legend

ELIZABETH II GIBRALTAR 2004

Reverse Legend

1704-2004 ONE 1 PENNY

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