This coin went into circulation on July 3 featuring the “most threatened cat in Peru”, according to El Comercio.
The Andean Cat can be found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru.
This coin has, on its back side, an image of the feline with a geometric design with vertical lines. The scientific name, Leopardus jacobita, can also be read here. Only 10 million coins have been issued and the bank is selling them in special cases for 2 soles each.
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