This coin was the ninth issue of what has become the Isle of Man Cat Coins Series, first issued in 1988. The expressive eyes give a clear insight into the sweet nature of this fun-loving, energetic and curious cat which displays an intense zest for life. This very musical animal also likes to sing and often has a wide vocal range. The 1996 cat coin shows this talented feline in the finest sculpted detail on the reverse. This beautiful uncirculated cat crown from the Isle of Man Cat Coins Series makes a unique gift idea that will please the most discriminating cat lover and has become a favorite of collectors of world coins with animal themes.