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Giant Panda features on the seventh Endangered Species release

The seventh release in the Endangered Species coin collection features one of the rarest member of the bear family, the Giant Panda. This peaceful creature with its distinctive black and white coat is found in high altitude forests in the mountains of central China and fewer than 1,000 are believed to exist. This engraved silver coin has a limited mintage of 2,000. This peaceful creature with its distinctive black and white coat is cherished by people around the world. The rarest member of the bear family, the Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca, is found in high altitude forests in the mountains of central China. There the Panda survives in the cool damp climate on a diet of bamboo. A typical animal will spend 12 hours a day eating over 12.5 kg (28 lb) of food. Check out this stunning coin here.

Endangered Species Coin Collection - NZ Mint

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