Golden Eagle MerlinGold®

$10.99

Magnificent and graceful fliers, Golden Eagle use their enormous wingspan, which stretches more than six feet across, to reach speeds of up to eighty miles per hour. Often stalking prey for miles, Golden Eagles make efficient use of their powerful talons to seize their unsuspecting victims, which typically include rabbits, hares, and foxes.

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Aquila chrysaetos

North America’s largest predatory bird, the Golden Eagle weighs up to fourteen pounds.

Magnificent and graceful fliers, Golden Eagle use their enormous wingspan, which stretches more than six feet across, to reach speeds of up to eighty miles per hour. Often stalking prey for miles, Golden Eagles make efficient use of their powerful talons to seize their unsuspecting victims, which typically include rabbits, hares, and foxes. Long-lived, Golden Eagles survive in the wild for thirty years or more.

Part of the Montana Wildlife Series, this coin features a detailed depiction of a Golden Eagle on its obverse. Bordered by a classic wreath design, the reverse contains a space for engraving.

This proof-like coin is minted in proof-like MerlinGold,® a proprietary brass alloy that simulates the look and feel of gold. Each coin comes packaged with a descriptive header card.

Each coin measures 1 7/8 inch (47mm) in diameter.

This is an NWTMINT surplus item.

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