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1989 1991 Botswana 5 Thebe coin pendant Red-billed hornbill Toko bird bull Selibe Phikwe Tswana Bantu Setswana Kalanga Serowe Pula n001944

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Botswana 5 Thebe {1976-1996} 1S FEATURING front: Red-billed hornbill left (Tockus Damarensis) mostly presented in Botswana Lettering: 5 THEBE Engraver: Michael Hibbit back: coats of arms {Tribal shield with tusk and stalk} The shape of the shield is that of traditional shields found in East Africa. On the top portion of the shield are three cogwheels that represent industry The three waves symbolize water, and reminds the viewer of the motto of the nation: pula, which means simply "rain", but also good luck, and is the name of the nation's currency. At the bottom of the shield is the head of a bull, which symbolizes the importance of cattle herding to Botswana Lettering: BOTSWANA IPELEGENG PULA • quantity 1 • demonetized {no longer in circulation} polished Bronze clad Steel coin • diameter: 19.5 mm • weight: 2.8 g CHOOSE FROM DROP DOWN MENU {2.4 mm thick cords} • 22" black cotton necklace with lobster clasp • 24” brass ball chain {lightweight 5 g} • 2-1/2" brass snake keychain with snap end {see last photo}  • no chain or cord message me if you need a shorter length black necklace