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  • Mahi-mahi 10 Cents Malta Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry and Craft Making (Dolphinfish) (Lampuki) (Lampuka) (Dorado)
  • Mahi-mahi 10 Cents Malta Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry and Craft Making (Dolphinfish) (Lampuki) (Lampuka) (Dorado)
  • Mahi-mahi 10 Cents Malta Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry and Craft Making (Dolphinfish) (Lampuki) (Lampuka) (Dorado)
  • Mahi-mahi 10 Cents Malta Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry and Craft Making (Dolphinfish) (Lampuki) (Lampuka) (Dorado)
  • Mahi-mahi 10 Cents Malta Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry and Craft Making (Dolphinfish) (Lampuki) (Lampuka) (Dorado)
  • Mahi-mahi 10 Cents Malta Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry and Craft Making (Dolphinfish) (Lampuki) (Lampuka) (Dorado)
  • Mahi-mahi 10 Cents Malta Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry and Craft Making (Dolphinfish) (Lampuki) (Lampuka) (Dorado)
  • Mahi-mahi 10 Cents Malta Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry and Craft Making (Dolphinfish) (Lampuki) (Lampuka) (Dorado)
  • Mahi-mahi 10 Cents Malta Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry and Craft Making (Dolphinfish) (Lampuki) (Lampuka) (Dorado)
  • Mahi-mahi 10 Cents Malta Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry and Craft Making (Dolphinfish) (Lampuki) (Lampuka) (Dorado)
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Mahi-mahi 10 Cents Malta Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry and Craft Making (Dolphinfish) (Lampuki) (Lampuka) (Dorado)

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Mahi-mahi 10 Cents Malta Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry and Craft Making (Dolphinfish) (Lampuki) (Lampuka) (Dorado)

Reverse: Lampuki, also known as mahi-mahi, common dolphin-fish or dorado maveriko (Coryphaena hippurus). (In the Mediterranean island of Malta, the mahi-mahi is referred to as the lampuki.)
Lettering: 10c
Translation: 10 cents

Obverse: The arms of Malta with the country name above and the date below
Lettering: MALTA
REPUBBLIKA TA' MALTA
Translation: Malta
Republic of Malta

Features
Issuer Malta
Period Republic (1974-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1991-2007
Value 10 Cents (0.1 MTL)
Currency Lira (1972-2007)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 5 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 1.75 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 02-01-2010
Number N# 1781
References KM# 96, Schön# 95

Wikipedia:
The mahi-mahi (/ˈmɑːhiːˈmɑːhiː/)[3] or common dolphinfish[2] (Coryphaena hippurus) is a surface-dwelling ray-finned fish found in off-shore temperate, tropical, and subtropical waters worldwide. Also widely called dorado (not to be confused with Salminus brasiliensis, a fresh water fish) and dolphin, it is one of two members of the family Coryphaenidae, the other being the pompano dolphinfish. These fish are most commonly found in the waters around the Gulf of Mexico, Costa Rica, Hawaii and the Indian Ocean.

Nomenclature
The name mahi-mahi comes from the Hawaiian language and means "very strong", through the process of reduplication. Though the species is also referred to as the common dolphinfish, the use of "dolphin" can be misleading as they are not related to dolphins; see Coryphaena for the possible etymologies of "dolphinfish". In parts of the Pacific and along the English-speaking coast of South Africa, the mahi-mahi is commonly referred to by its name in Spanish, dorado. In the Mediterranean island of Malta, the mahi-mahi is referred to as the lampuki.

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Wikipedia:
Lampuki is the Maltese name for the dorado or mahi-mahi, a kind of fish that migrates past the Maltese islands during the autumn. The fishing season for lampuki is from 15 August through to the end of December, in accordance with Article 12 of Regulation (EU) No. 1343/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011.

Fishermen cut and gather the larger, lower fronds from palm trees which they then weave into large flat rafts. The rafts are pulled out to sea, usually with the small traditional fishing boats known as Luzzu, but can also be pulled out to sea by using larger modern fishing boats. Around midday, lampuki school underneath the rafts, seeking the shade. The fishermen first stay 5-10 metres away from the raft and repeatedly go around the raft pulling a silicone squid jig behind them until they catch something; they then leave the lampuka (dorado, mahi-mahi) hanging off the side of the boat until other fish come and school next to it; then a mesh net is thrown over the schooling fish. This method is known as kannizzati and has not changed significantly since Roman times. The lampuki are used both for local consumption as well as export.

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Wikipedia:
The present coat of arms is described by the Emblem and Public Seal of Malta Act of 1988 as a shield showing an heraldic representation of the national flag of Malta; above the shield a mural crown in gold with a sally port and five turrets representing the fortifications of Malta and denoting a city-state; and around the shield a wreath of two branches: the dexter of olive, the sinister of palm, symbols of peace and traditionally associated with Malta, all in their proper colours, tied at base with a white ribbon, backed red and upon which are written the words Repubblika ta' Malta (“Republic of Malta” in Maltese) in capital letters in black.

The various coats of arms appear on passports, excise stamps, official documents and various other uses. Many Maltese coins feature a coat of arms, most notably the second series of the Maltese lira, some Maltese euro coins, and many gold or silver commemorative coins (either denominated in the Maltese lira or in Euro). Coats of arms were featured various times on Maltese postage stamps as well.

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