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1995 Malawi 2 Tambala coin pendant Malawian Paradise Whydah Bird Lilongwe Nyasaland African Bantu Mount Mulanje necklace n002902

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1995 Malawi 2 Tambala {1-year issue}

front: Paradise Whydah Bird

The long-tailed paradise whydah or eastern paradise whydah (Vidua paradisaea) is a small brown sparrow-like bird of Eastern Africa, from eastern South Sudan to southern Angola. During the breeding season the male moults into breeding plumage that consists of a black head and back, rusty brown breast, bright yellow nape, and buffy white abdomen with broad, elongated black tail feathers up to 36 cm long (approximately three times the length of its body). Males and females are almost indistinguishable outside of the breeding season.

back: Coat of Arms

Lettering: MALAŴI

• quantity 1
• polished Bronze coin
• diameter: 20.3 mm
• weight: 3.36 g

• 24” brass ball chain {2.5mm thick, lightweight 5 g}
• 2-1/2" brass snake keychain with snap end {see last photo}
• no chain or cord

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