Numiscom GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
1 dollar (USA – Sioux)
Idea by Mr. Oliver Jungherr Design by Oglala Sioux Tribe Realization by Mrs. Nina Kaminski
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: Portrait of Sioux Warrior in full regalia. Reverse: Coat of Arms of the Oglala Sioux, depicting eight teepees and eight feathers, symbolizing the eight families of the Sioux. In the middle the mythical Earth Turtle.
A brief annotation
The proud tribe of the Sioux issued their first silver coin and called for a big design contest within the tribe. The coin design is therefore 100% pure native art, chosen by the Chief of the tribe. It is a wonderful symbol of pride and tradition of the famous Sioux tribe.