Thursday, February 5, 2015

Gibraltar 1 pound 2014 - Dracaena draco

New circulating type:

Dracaena draco, the Canary Islands dragon tree or drago, is a subtropical tree-like plant in the genus Dracaena, native to the Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Madeira, and locally in western Morocco, and introduced to the Azores. There are a few around Gibraltar as well, some are very old indeed.

(news and image by Serhiy Dzhyshkariani)
(information taken from the Wikipedia)

1 comment:

  1. I believe that most of the denominations are to have new designs on the 2014 coins - and that the 5p and 10p are to be magnetic