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World of Hunting - Red Deer $2 Silver Coin - Cook Islands 2014

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World of Hunting - Red Deer $2 1/2oz .925 silver coin.

Coin in a "World of Hunting" new series from Cook Islands. Dedicated to the red deer hunting. Partially coloured coin.

Mintage: 2,500 pieces worldwide. With Certificate of Authenticity.

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Country :Cook Islands
Year :2014
Face Value :2 Dollars
Metal :Silver .925
Weight :1/2 oz
Size :35.00 mm
Quality :Proof
Mintage :2,500 pcs. worldwide
Series :World of Hunting
Certificate of Authenticity :Yes
Wooden Box :No
Original ETUI box/case :No

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Even prehistoric man of the Old Stone Age (Paleolithic age) went hunting regularly. Hunting provided them with a food source and supplied them with valuable animal by-products such as fur, bones and sinews.

Advanced ancient civilisations revered divini-ties related to hunting, for example the Greek goddess Artemis or the Roman goddess Diana. In the Catholic Church, Saint Hubertus is regarded as the patron saint of hunting.

Nowadays hunters take on other responsibilities. The main aim of hunting is to care for diverse species. This includes feeding game during winter, when foraging is much more diffcult. But also population control of wildlife is of utmost importance to avoid damage to forestry and agriculture.

The red deer (Cervus elaphus) is one of the largest deer species. The red deer inhabits most of Europe, the Caucasus Mountains region, Asia Minor, Iran, parts of western Asia, and central Asia. It also inhabits the Atlas Mountains region between Morocco and Tunisia in northwestern Africa, being the only species of deer to inhabit Africa. Red deer have been introduced to other areas, including Australia, New Zealand and Argentina. In many parts of the world, the meat (venison) from red deer is used as a food source.

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World of Hunting - Red Deer $2 Silver Coin - Cook Islands 2014

World of Hunting - Red Deer $2 Silver Coin - Cook Islands 2014

World of Hunting - Red Deer $2 1/2oz .925 silver coin.

Coin in a "World of Hunting" new series from Cook Islands. Dedicated to the red deer hunting. Partially coloured coin.

Mintage: 2,500 pieces worldwide. With Certificate of Authenticity.

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