Maine Coon Cat, Coin from Isle of Man
This coin pendant is another one of my more popular items. The Isle of Man issues these fun coins, with a new cat breed every year from 1988 to 2016. This coin featuring the Maine Coon Cat was issued in 1993.
If you love cats, keep an eye on my website/shop for more coming. I have coins from most of the years and will be painting them this year.
Maui Hawaii Coin with Dolphins
For good reasons, this coin is one of my best sellers. With their amazing warm weather and beautiful scenery, Hawaii is a place we all love.
This coin is part of a series of coins issued by the Maui Chamber of Commerce to raise money for educational projects. It features two leaping dolphins which are common wildlife on the islands. Here are a few facts about Dolphins that you might not know:
Fun Fact about Dolphins:
You might be surprised to learn that Dolphins have a poor sense of smell. They also like to blow bubbles!
European Pond Turtle, Coin from Hungary
This 1985 coin was issued in Hungary as part of a Wildlife Preservation series. These turtles live in ponds, marshes, and wetland areas in southern and central Europe, and northwestern Africa. They are more rare in some countries.
Five interesting facts about these fresh water turtles:
Hand Painted Coins by Ann Nolen. Each coin has a story, and this blog shares the stories of the coins that I have painted.