Dutch Tyrannosaurus rex silver coins

Tyrannosaurus rex Dutch coin

Translated from the Royal Dutch Mint about this coin:

• Official issue in honour of the arrival of the skeleton of Tyrannosaurus rexTrix‘ in the Netherlands in Silver Proof

• For the first glow-in-the-dark has been applied to an official issue of the Royal Dutch Mint. Exclusive Silver Proof issue!

• Issue in collaboration with Naturalis museum in Leiden

• Strictly limited: only 750 pieces available

• Supplied in a luxury cassette with Certificate of Authenticity

• Wonderful view of the actual skeleton on display at Naturalis

A toothy dis­cov­ery sug­gests the icon­ic di­no­saur Ty­ran­no­saur­us rex was a real hunt­er af­ter all—not a mere scav­en­ger, as some sci­entists have ar­gued. Sci­en­tists found a T. rex tooth crown found lodged in the tail bones of a plant-eating di­no­saur about 8 me­ters (26 feet) long. The an­i­mal was clearly alive at the time of the bite, as healed bone proves it sur­vived the at­tack, re­search­ers said: here.

The giant Tyrannosaurus rex pulverized bones by biting down with forces equaling the weight of three small cars while simultaneously generating world record tooth pressures, according to a new study: here.

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