King Cobra stunning on new Kings of the Continents coin

Kings of the Continents Coin Collection - NZ Mint

The King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) is named after the 11 large scales on its head, resembling a King’s crown and can grow up to 7.3m (24 feet) long. This awe-inspiring snake is found in Asia; India, southeastern China, the Malay Peninsula, Indonesia, and the Philippine Islands. This high impact 1 oz coin shows venomous King Cobra rearing up to strike its prey against a remote wilderness backdrop.

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