• 2000 Dobras 1997, KM# 91, Sao Tome and Principe, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • 2000 Dobras 1997, KM# 91, Sao Tome and Principe, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Description

São Tomé and Príncipe, an African island nation close to the equator, is part of a volcano chain featuring striking rock and coral formations, rainforests and beaches. On the larger island, São Tomé, is the Lagoa Azul lagoon. Ôbo Natural Park, a biodiverse jungle preserve, covers much of São Tomé and is distinguished by Pico Cão Grande, a skyscraperlike volcanic rock.

Obverse

Arms with supporters.

The coat of arms of São Tomé and Príncipe consists of a falcon on the left and a parrot on the right holding a coat of arms with a palm in its center. The coat of arms is surmounted by a blue star. Above, there is a band that states the name of the country. At the base of the arms the national motto, "Unity, discipline, work" is inscribed.

REPÚBLICA DEMOCRÁTICA DE S.TOMÉ E PRÍNCIPE
REPÚBLICA DEMOCRÁTICA DE S.TOMÉ E PRÍNCIPE
UNIDADE DISCIPLINA TRABALHO
1997

Reverse

Tropical food plants within a circle.

Engraver: Robert Elderton

AUMENTEMOS A PRODUÇÃO
2000
DOBRAS

Edge
Characteristics
Type Commemorative Issue (Circulating)
Material Chrome Clad Steel
Weight 8.6 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape polygon
Sides 7
Alignment Medal

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