Atelopus Certus


This coin is part of series World of Frogs



Atelopus certus is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It is endemic to the Darien Region of Eastern Panama, and its type locality is Cerro Sapo, giving it its common name of the Toad Mountain Harlequin Frog.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes, and rivers.It is threatened primarily by the advancing wave of chytridiomycosis moving through central America, and secondarily by habitat loss, although much of its range falls with in the Darien National Park, a protected area and world heritage site. Because so many other Atelopus species are in steep declines this amphibian is seen as a priority species for ex-situ conservation. In June 2010, a team of conservation partners working under the banner of the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project mounted an expedition to the Darien and brought back a founding population of these frogs to begin an ex-situ conservation program at the Summit Municipal Park near Panama City.


Key Selling Points:
Partly colored
Colorful box included
Rare low mintage, expected sell will occur very fast

Specifications
Art.-No PW1111-13 Metal Silver
Country Palau Fineness .925
Year 2011 Weight oz.
Face Value 2 Dollars Diameter 35 mm
Quality PROOF Mintage 3x500 pcs.
Special Features Partly colored
Scope of Delivery Capsule, box and certificate
Availability Issued

Reverse Green    
Reverse Orange    
Reverse Purple    
Obverse    
Box green    
Box orange    
Box purple    

This coin is part of the World of Frogs series.
The following coins are already issued in this series:

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