Hundred Horse Chestnut - 100 dram 2014 - #176

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Title

Hundred Horse Chestnut - 100 dram 2014 - #176

Subject

Hundred Horse Chestnut

Date

2014

Denomination

100 dram

Metal

Silver .999

Parameters

31.1g 38.6mm

Edge

Reeded

Condition

Proof

Mintage

1,500 pcs.

Mint

Mint of Poland

Notes

The “Hundred Horse Chestnut” is the oldest and biggest chestnut tree in the world. It is located at the eastern slope of the Mount Etna in Sicily (Italy). The age of the tree is 2000 - 4000 years. It is registered in the Guinness Book of Records as the tree with the greatest circumference (57,9 m as at 1780). The fruit of the tree is a nut in a round, flat and gray fruit-shell. Obverse: the coat of arms of the Republic of Armenia, the fruit of the tree in color. Reverse: the image of the “Hundred Horse Chestnut” tree and the name of the tree outlined to the bottom: “HUNDRED HORSE CHESTNUT”.

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