Every year starting 2006 Kazakhstan issues a new coin the their Red Book of Kazakhstan series. This year they chose the hedgehog.
Did you know that there are seventeen species of hedgehog in the world? Usually they are a do-good animal but in some countries they are an invasive species (New Zealand, Scotland’s islands).
The coin is made out of a nickel-silver alloy, has a diameter of 31 mm, a weight of 11.17 grams and a mintage of 100,000 units.