The Native American Mints proof tribal nations coins have proven immensely popular following the initial release, and that continues with the fourth release in the series. Honoring the Blackfoot peoples once found throughout Western North America, this coin features an obverse design inspired by a real-life Blackfoot member and an animal found throughout Idaho and other former Blackfoot territories. The 2015 1 oz Proof Idaho Blackfoot Porcupine Silver Coin is available now on JM Bullion.
- Ships in a plastic capsule to protect the coins finish.
- Contains 1 troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- Face value issued by the Native American Mint. This is not US currency.
- Celebrates the Blackfoot Nation.Features a porcupine design on the reverse.
- Satin finish on this proof coin.
Blackfoot tribes claim a total population in the modern era of 32,000. Todays remaining Blackfoot population centers are spread primarily across three areas of North America. While they historically populated from Edmonton, Alberta down to the Yellowstone River in Montana, todays Blackfoot Confederacy has populations in Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia, Canada, and Montana and Wyoming (portions) in the United States.
There are still Blackfoot people found in smaller population pockets in other regions of North America, including the state of Idaho in the United States. On the obverse of the coin is the image of a real-world warrior from the Sisika nation of the Blackfoot Confederacy.
On the obverse is the right-profile depiction of Bear Bull, a warrior whose exploits were famous throughout the Blackfoot Confederacy. His name literally translates to male bear. His depiction is featured along with engravings of Blackfoot and 999 Silver 2015 One Dollar One Ounce.
The reverse features the image of a porcupine, one of the common animals found throughout Idaho. Engravings on this face include the words Idaho Porcupine above the design set and America below it.
Each 2015 1 oz Proof Idaho Blackfoot Porcupine Silver Coin listed here has a satin finish, which indicates a proof coin with a mirror-like background and finish. Although these coins have face values engraved, these are non-circulating coins authorized by federally recognized sovereign tribal nations, but are not legal tender.
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