Poland 2-ZLOTE (Y534) Alpine Marmot
That "beast" (this is coin number 666 to be added to the Coin Zoo) is Marmota marmota, aka the Alpine marmot. They live in mountainous areas, between 800 m and 3,200 m elevation.
This circulating coin from the "World Animals Series" was issued one year only.
- Diameter: 26.8 mm
- Composition: Brass
- CAT#: Y534