The Serpent of Milan is from the coat of arms of the House of Visconti. Those with a keen eye for detail may recognize this symbol as it is still widely used in Italy. The House of Visconti ruled the city of Milan for nearly 200 years and the Serpent of Milan was associated with the crest of this ruling house. It also remains relevant in the modern era. Provident Metals currently offers the 2020 Samoa Serpent of Milan 1 oz Silver Coin to you for purchase online.
When you purchase a 2020 Samoa Serpent of Milan 1 oz Silver Coin in this product listing, the item you receive comes in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The coins are available to you individually inside of protective plastic capsules or inside of sealed skinboards of 5 coins each from Scottsdale Mint.
Samoas coat of arms features on the obverse side of 2020 Samoa Serpent of Milan 1 oz Silver Coins. The design was accepted by the government in June 1962 as the new coat of arms for the independent state. The shield has a cross above it with waves and a palm tree in the upper third, while the Southern Cross constellation is found in the lower two-thirds of the shield. The background includes concentric circles with olive leaves flanking the shield. The national motto Faavae I Le Atua Samoa is on a ribbon below the shield. This translates as Samoa is founded on God.
For the reverse field, 2020 Samoa Serpent of Milan 1 oz Silver Coins feature the Serpent of Milan from the House of Visconti. The house took control as rulers of the city of Milan in 1277 and ruled until 1447. The Lords, and later Dukes, of Milan adopted the serpent design during the time the house ruled the city. It depicts a snake slithering toward a young child and devouring it.
The Serpent of Milan is not just an ancient symbol revived for a coin series. The serpent is still part of the symbolism of the modern city of Milan and is also found in the crest of the Italian automaker Alfa Romeo.
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|Mint Mark||Not Shown|
|Product Series||Samoa Serpent of Milan|
|Certificate of Authenticity||No|
|Metal Content||1 Troy Ounce|
|Shipping||Orders over $199 Ship Free|
|Capsule Size||39 mm|
|Packaging Dimensions||3.4 x 2.6 x 0.4|