Poland 2-ZLOTE (Y445)

European eel

This circulating commemorative coin from Poland's World Animals Series features the European eel (Anguilla anguilla). A snake-like fish, they are born in the ocean but spend most of their lives in freshwater, until they return to the ocean to spawn and die. They are critically endangered.


Diameter
26.8 mm
Composition
Brass
Catalogue #
Y445
Obverse Legend
RZECZPOSPOLITA POLSKA 2003 ZŁ 2 ZŁ
Reverse Legend
WĘGORZ EUROPEJSKI Anguilla anguilla
Edge Legend
NBP ★ (repeating)

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