Papua New Guinea 5-TOEA (KM3)
Papua New Guinea 5-TOEA (KM3)

Papua New Guinea 5-TOEA (KM3) Pig-nosed turtle

The Pig-nosed turtle aka Carettochelys insculpta is a strange looking turtle with a pig nose (among other unusual features) found in rivers, lagoons, and estuaries on the southern part of the New Guinea island, and directly across the ocean in the northern tip of Australia. Its carapace is tough leather and grows up to 60 cm in length. Click here for more information on this unusual animal.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 19.5 mm
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel
  • CAT#: KM3

Obverse Legend

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Reverse Legend

5t

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