The purple-crested turaco (Tauraco porphyreolophus) is a fairly large bird (up to 43 centimetres) with striking crimson flight feathers that is a common resident in moist woodlands and in coastal and riverine forests. It has dark turaco has a distinctive call and can easily be identified by its dark purple crest on a metallic green head and its red-ringed eyes.

The reverse of this R10 sterling-silver 1oz coin features an adult with its flight feathers on display, moving in the canopy of the escarpment, looking eastwards over the Blyde River Dam.

Mass: 33.726g
Diameter: 38.725mm
Metal content: 925 Ag 75 Cu
Limited edition: 1 000

2019 R10 PURPLE-CRESTED TURACO

SKU: R10PCTSR10
R1 695,00Price
  • Mass: 33.726g
    Diameter: 38.725mm
    Metal content: 925 Ag 75 Cu
    Limited edition: 1 000