Galapagos Islands (unofficial issue)
The coin are not legal tender issues and seems of the produced by Joseph E. Lang. A humpback whale is pictured this rectangular 8 dollar coin from the Galapagos Islands. The coin is the first in a series of coins issued for the isolated islands. The reverse features the arms of the islands. The islands are famous for their wide array of unusual wildlife. The Galapagos is a possession of Ecuador. Since 2000 the United States dollar has been Ecuador's official currency, thus the coin is denominated in U.S. dollars. Like most odd-ball coins, it is not meant to circulate. The attractive and unusual coin is struck in silver-plated brass. It has a mintage of only 3000 pieces.
Currency: Dollar

8 Dolares (Dollars). Year: 2008. Weight: 31.25g. Metal: Silver plated Brass. Diameter: Rectangle; 50.00 mm x 29.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Osborne Coinage -  Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Obverse: "ISLAS GALAPAGOS" written in at top. Emblem in center. 12 stars on each side. Date below. Reverse:  "Ballena Jorobada" written right anti-clockwise. Denomination below. Mintage: 3,000. Minted Years: One year type.
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