|Country||Cook Islands (the)|
|Face Value||5 Dollars|
|Technique||smartminting® (Ultra High Relief)|
Eclecticism is the combination or mixing of different styles, theories or ideas in order to gain complementary knowledge on a subject. The term comes from the Greek eklektikos, “to choose the best”, and that from eklektos, “picked out, select”. We have embraced this approach of choosing only the best for our 3rd edition of the «Eclectic Nature» series.
The veiled chameleon is a remarkable species that hails from the arid regions of Yemen and Saudi Arabia. The most notable feature is a large, elaborate bony protrusion atop its head, which is called a casque. Both males and females sport this fancy headgear, which allegedly serves to channel water droplets down into the reptiles’ mouths, a crucial adaptation in their dry habitats.