Celebrate the historic Lion Dollar through this 2018 Netherlands Restrike Silver 1 oz. Lion Dollar!
Released by the Royal Dutch Mint in 2018, this Silver Lion Dollar is fashioned after the historic Lion Dollar of 1617, which was a widely circulated coin in the Middle East and British colonies throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. This commemorative proof was struck from 1 Troy oz. of .9999 pure silver and features the iconic rampant lion design.
Featuring a Historic coinage design
The obverse features an armored knight standing behind a shield decorated by a rampant lion. The design is encircled with the legend “MO. ARG. PRO. CON. FOE. BELG.” and “TRA” meaning the Utrecht Mint.
The reverse bears a rampant lion. This design is a replica of the historic 1617 Lion Dollar, which was fashioned after the Dutch cost of arms.
Certified as GEM Proof
This Silver Lion Dollar was certified as GEM Proof by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and bears a First Day of Issue Label, verifying that this piece was certified on the first day of its release. The designation of GEM Proof simply ensures that this issue has maintained the original luster and condition of the Mint. Additionally, these 2018 Silver Lion Dollars arrive accompanied with a map depicting the significance of this historic issue!