Introducing the "WILD WEST Legends" 1 Oz Gold Coin, the third edition in the captivating "Legends" series that takes you on a journey into the heart of the untamed Wild West. This exceptional coin pays homage to the legendary figures of the era, whose stories continue to capture the imagination of history enthusiasts and collectors alike.
Wild Bill Hickok, the iconic gunslinger and gambler, is celebrated as one of the early Heroes of the West. His legendary charm and legendary quick draw are celebrated in countless stories and legends. Persistent rumors of an intimate connection with the enigmatic frontierswoman, Calamity Jane, only add to the intrigue. The coin brilliantly captures the spirit of this era with a stunning depiction of Wild Bill and the iconic "Dead Man’s Hand," the cards he held when he met his tragic end in Saloon 10, Deadwood.
At the center of this exquisite coin is the figure of Billy the Kid, a central character in the lore of the Wild West. Known for his daring exploits as a gunslinger and cattle rustler, his life was marked by notoriety, including at least nine murders and a daring prison escape. This coin brings his thrilling story to life with breathtaking detail and impeccable artistry.
The "WILD WEST Legends" 1 Oz Gold Coin is a masterpiece of craftsmanship. Crafted from 99.99% pure gold and featuring a proof finish, it showcases the remarkable precision and quality of the minting process. Smartminting® technology pushes the boundaries of relief, resulting in a coin where every element, from the bullets to the dice, comes to life in stunning detail. With a limited mintage of only 199 pieces, this coin is not just a tribute to the spirit of the Wild West but also a rare and cherished addition to your collection. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a collector, or someone who's drawn to the mystique of the frontier, this coin is a true work of art that encapsulates the legends of the Wild West.
The smartminting© technology is a ground-breaking advancement in contemporary numismatics that permits an unparalleled level of ultra-high relief, and it establishes novel benchmarks in the coin industry.
- This technology enables the production of standard weight coins with larger diameters, while maintaining high relief height.
- It also allows for coins with greatly reduced weight to maintain standard relief heights and permits coins with only slightly increased weight to exhibit high reliefs.