New Caledonia 5-FRANCS (KM16)
New Caledonia 5-FRANCS (KM16)

New Caledonia 5-FRANCS (KM16) Kagu

The Kagu is endemic to New Caledonia, where it lives in the dense mountain forests. It is nearly flightless, and builds a nest of sticks on the ground. On the coin, this chicken-sized bird is seen standing on the forest floor using its wings for display. The Kagu is an endangered species.

You can view some Kagu images here.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 31 mm
  • Composition: Aluminum
  • CAT#: KM16

Obverse Legend

REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE

Reverse Legend

5 FRANCS NOUVELLE CALEDONIE

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