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.
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