ZAKYNTHOS – Caretta Caretta

Caretta caretta is commonly called the ‘Loggerhead’ sea turtle due to their overly large heads which is comprised of a horny beak and is significantly thicker than other sea turtles. This species is the largest hard-shelled turtle in the world. Color patterns are reddish-brown with darker streaks and their front flippers possess two claws. Subadults have carapaces 45 to 90 centimeters in length and adults weigh between 77 to 227 kg and have a carapace 0,9 to 1,2 meters in length.The loggerhead sea turtle has become an endangered species that can only be found in the Mediterranean Sea.

Release Dates

2005

Features

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