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Silver coin dedicated to Dugong Dugon one of the species of marine species that are listed as critically endangered. It belongs to "Solomon Islands Marine Life" series and it shows the beauty of this threatened island world.
This beautiful coin commemorates Mother Teresa and John Paul II, two extraordinary woman and man, great servants of humanity. She was an Albanian Catholic nun who came to India and founded the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata. Struck of sterling silver in proof quality, the coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Solomon Islands.
This colorized silver plated coin is issued by Solomon Islands in 2009 to honor the Archangel Raphael. It depicts the famous opera "Archangel Raphael with Bishop Domonte", painted by Bartolome Esteban Murillo.