This coin issue raises awareness for an endangered species: the honey bees.
The lives of many animals and plants depend directly or indirectly on insects. For example, insect pollination facilitates about one-third of the human food supply .
Bees are hard working creatures that can fly up to 1 kilometer within two minutes. 1 kilo of honey is the lifework of approximately 400 bees.
This bee-utiful 1 oz silver issue features a honeycomb with a bee colony and a gilded queen bee in the middle.