The Scottsdale Mint is a leading producer of silver bullion coins for small, island nations around the world. Its EC8 Series is a popular collection for member states of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, and it also issues coins for Caribbean nations such as the Cayman Islands. The South Pacific is well represented in the Scottsdale Mint’s catalog as well, with Samoa one of the many nations it issues bullion coins for with collectible and investment-grade options. Right now, 2020 1 oz Antique Silver Samoa Seahorse Coins are available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you inside of individual plastic capsules or skinboards of five coins!
- Third year of availability for the Antique Silver Samoa Seahorse!
- Mintage limited to 10,000 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- Bears a face value of 2 Tala backed by the government of Samoa.
- The obverse features a seahorse in side-profile relief.
- On the reverse is the national coat of arms.
- Antique visuals.
Each of the 2020 1 oz Antique Silver Samoa Seahorses comes from the Scottsdale Mint in brand-new condition. The coins are packaged individually inside of plastic capsules or in multiples of five coins within a sealed skinboard. The coins in this release have an antique polish that delivers visuals that help to highlight the intricate details of the design while creating the visual appeal of an ancient coin.
Samoa has two active silver bullion coin programs available from the Scottsdale Mint. These Silver Seahorses are available to purchase in a Brilliant Uncirculated version and Antique version, while the Samoa Serpent of Milan design is also available in the same two versions. Both coins have a 1 oz silver option, while the Serpent of Milan has 1 oz silver with other weights available as well.
The obverse of the 2020 Antique Silver Samoa Seahorses features the image of a seahorse in right-profile relief. Seahorses are classified as marine fish and the family group consists of 46 distinctive species of seahorse. Most members of the species look the same, with a curled, prehensile tail, a boney, armored body, and a head shaped like that of a horse.
On the reverse field of 2020 1 oz Antique Silver Samoa Seahorses is a depiction of the national coat of arms for Samoa. Crafted after the United Nations shield, the national coat of arms has two fields of design within its shield. The upper half includes palm trees with the ocean in the background, while the lower half features the Southern Cross constellation, a common design on flags of nations in the South Pacific.
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