CRETE – Cretaquarium – Caretta Caretta

Caretta-Caretta sea turtle (loggerhead turtle) is the only species of Mediterranean sea-turtles that nests in Crete and Greece. Sea turtles are reputed to be strongly philopatric, and always return to the same beach they were born on to lay their own eggs. Nesting beaches in Greece are mainly located in Zakynthos, Peloponnese and Crete.

Release Dates

2012 (2), 2015, 2018


  • Coin Alloy Name: Alpaca 12
  • Coin Alloy Color: silver
  • Coin Diameter: 31,00
  • Coin Thickness: 2,25
  • Coin Edge: serrated, fine
  • City: GOURNES
  • Country: Greece
  • Available: yes
  • Location: GOURNES, Greece