The Wyoming Kiowa Horned Lizard coin is the latest release in the stunning Native American Proof Dollar Series. These are the only coins you’ll find minted in the United States with a one dollar face value that are produced by someone other than the United States Mint. Though the backing of these coins comes from the tribe of issue, they are nonetheless a very unique silver option. Right now, the 2018 1 oz Proof Silver Wyoming Kiowa Horned Lizard Coin is available for purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you sealed in a protective plastic capsule.
- Sixth release of 2017!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- Bears a face value of One Dollar issued by the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma.
- Obverse features the image of a Kiowa tribal member.
- Reverse bears the image of a Horned Lizard.
- Coins are not legal tender US coinage.
- Produced by the Native American Mint.
All coins in the Native American Proof Dollar Series feature a brilliant satin finish. This particular design finish lends a unique visual appeal to the coin that softens its design sets and provides enhanced detail to the features of the coin’s design.
Produced by the Native American Mint with the authority of the issuing tribe, the Proof Dollar Series has a One Dollar face value that is not legal tender in the United States. However, don’t confuse these silver coins with rounds. Each one is issued by the representative tribe as a mark of their sovereignty within the US.
The Kiowa people are the latest Native American tribe to feature in the series. Members of the Kiowa-Tanoan language family formed the foundation of the tribe in prehistory. Centuries ago the Kiowa, skilled warriors in their own right, split from the more agrarian Amerindian groups to form their own distinct cultural society.
On the reverse of the 2017 1 oz Proof Silver Wyoming Kiowa Horned Lizard Coin is the image of a Horned Lizard. These small creatures actually number 15 in terms of different recognized species in North America. Eight of these species are native to the United States, and many live in the state of Texas. The Horned Lizard is often found in arid, desert climates.
The obverse of the Proof Silver Wyoming Kiowa Horned Lizard coin includes the portrait of a member of the Kiowa tribe. Each new coin released in this series is representative of a different tribe, its ancestral range in North America, and a native species from the region. Though the Kiowa now reside in Oklahoma, their historic range was in the Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming.
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