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1998 Botswana 5 Thebe coin pendant African tribal shield bull Red-billed hornbill Gaborone Motswana Tswana East Africa Pula Bantu n000471

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Botswana 5 Thebe FEATURING front: 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 back: Red-billed hornbill. It is a complex of species occasionally split into 5 species, one of which, present in Botswana, is T. damarensis. • quantity 1 • polished Bronze clad Steel • diameter: 16.79 mm • weight: 2.41 g ***Choose from drop down menu *** {2 mm thick cords} 22" black cotton necklace 24" brass ball chain 2-1/2" brass snake keychain with snap end {see last photo} ***If you need a different length black cotton necklace message me***