25th Wedding Anniversary Commemorative
YEAR KM diameter
1972 41 22.50
The reverse is an ormer (Haliotis Tuberculata) which is peculiar
to the Channel Islands. The ormer is an edible gastropod mollusc and a great delicacy. It often
grows 4 inched in length and can be as much as two to three inches wide. Its single shell
is ear shaped. The word "Ormer" seems to be a local contraction from the French Oreille de Mer.
The ormer is scarcely known outside the Channel Islands. It clings to rock with its back and the
shell, distinctively perforated and lined with mother of pearl, covering the belly.
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