Even prehistoric man of the Old Stone Age (Paleolithic age) hunted. Hunting provided them with food and supplied them with other valuable by-products such as fur, bones and sinews.
Advanced ancient civilizations revered divinities related to hunting, for example the Greek goddess Artemis or the Roman goddess Diana. In the Catholic Church, Saint Hubertus is regarded as the patron saint of hunting.
Nowadays hunters take on other responsibilities. The main aim of hunting is to care for diverse species. This includes feeding game during winter, when foraging is much more diffcult. But also population control of wildlife is of utmost importance to avoid damage to forestry and agriculture.
This coin celebrates the history of hunting throughout the world, and makes a great gift for both hunters and coin collectors.
Country: Cook Islands
Face value: 2 Dollars
Metal: Silver .925
Weight: 1/2 oz
Size: 35 mm
Mintage: 2500 pcs
Your price: $44.99
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