The American Western Skulls Collection from Osborne Mint includes a total of six designs, each one depicting a different figure that played a role in the reality and cultural lore of the American West. One of the more stereotypical depictions was that of the Mexican Bandito, an outlaw class of individuals roaming back and forth across the US-Mexico border. The 1 oz Antique American Western Skulls Mexican Bandito Silver Round is currently available to you online from JM Bullion.
- Round arrives inside of protective plastic capsule with an included Certificate of Authenticity!
- 6th issue in the American Western Skulls Collection!
- Limited mintage of only 1,500 rounds!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- The obverse of the round features the Mexican Bandito design.
- On the reverse of the round is the fried eagle image.
- Engraved serial numbers on the edge!
Mexican Banditos moved freely across the US and Mexico border robbing stage coaches, terrorizing towns, and stealing from banks with relative impunity. The vast expanses of the American West, and southwest, in particular, made it easy for this outlaws to ply their trade with little chance of running into lawmen or military forces.
For the 1 oz Antique American Western Skulls Mexican Bandito Silver Round, the design incorporates many of the popular conceptions of banditos in literature, television, and film from the early 20th century. These individuals were often depicted with large sombreros, thick mustaches, and bandoliers wrapped around their chests with ammunition for rifles and pistols.
On the obverse of the 1 oz Antique American Western Skulls Mexican Bandito Silver Round is the image of the Mexican outlaw. This figure includes all of the design elements mentioned above, along with engravings of its issue year and the word “Liberty.”
The reverse side of the Antique American Western Skulls Mexican Bandito Silver Round features the fried eagle. The fried eagle is a deadly vision of the US heraldic eagle, with the national shield depicted along with a bald eagle which is dead and has lost all of its feathers.
These 1 oz Antique American Western Skulls Mexican Bandito Silver Rounds arrive inside of protective plastic from the Osborne Mint. The silver rounds include a numbered Certificate of Authenticity which features a number that matches the one engraved onto the edge of the round itself. The antique polish applied to these rounds delivers an heirloom quality to the finish, as well as highlighting the intricate details of the design.
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