Coin Turkmen eublepharis
|Artist||A. V. Baklanov|
|Sculptor||L. S. Kamshilov|
|Sculptor||M. A. Sisa|
|Period||Bank of Russia (1992-1996)|
|Release date||July 7, 1996|
|Weight||17.44 г .|
|Diameter||33 мм .|
|Thickness||2.4 мм .|
|Edge||Ribbed (252 corrugations)|
Turkmen eublepharis - a rare species of lizard, living in Iran and Turkmenistan.
Large lizard species that has the body size to 130-140 mm, tail length - 80-90 mm. The head is relatively large, with a clear limitation of the body. The tail is short and rounded. At the base is swelling, which stores fat reserves. It has small scales, interspersed with larger cone-shaped horn knobs. Body color yellowish or ocher, with irregularly shaped spots and speckles of purple-brown or brown, stretched across the body. Walk slowly, on straightened legs. In a moment of danger emits a loud barking sounds. eublepharis kids have a bright color.
Eublepharis is nocturnal, usually in the afternoon hiding in the hollows under stones or rodent holes. It feeds on insects, spiders, scorpions, and sometimes attacks on smaller lizards.
Reproduction: around the middle of summer the female lays 1-3 eggs are oval in shape with a soft shell. The exact period of the emergence of the young is not known. In the winter, probably eublepharis leave in early September.
In view of the very low number of species - known only about 20 finds this lizard Turkmen eublepharis protected in Kopetdag reserve. Included in the Red Book.
Image of two-headed eagle (designed by artist I. Bilibin), inscriptions along the rim - on top: "ОДИН РУБЛЬ 1996 г." at the bottom - "БАНК РОССИИ". At the bottom - indicate the metal sign, the fineness, the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.
Relief image of Turkmen zublefara along the rim - the inscription: "ТУРКМЕНСКИЙ ЭУБЛЕФАР".