2017 Jamul Indian Coin Set - Navajo


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Here's the distinctive 2017 commemorative set honoring the heritage and culture of the Navajo. The largest federally recognized NativeAmerican tribe in the U.S., the Navajo are mainly located in Arizona and New Mexico. Their native language was so difficult to learn that Navajo Code Talkers used it during WWII to successfully communicate secret messages. Images once associated with their daily life and history are shown on the reverses of this handsome 6-coin Uncirculated set:

  • 1¢ Hogan – a traditional Navajo house
  • 5¢ Rattlesnake – an important animal in Native mythology
  • 10¢ Corn in basket – representing their agricultural and artistic history
  • 25¢ Accessories – features a tobacco flask, concho belt and button
  • 50¢ Horses – revered animal in native culture$1 Navajo in blanket – tribespeople refer to themselves as the Diné

The common obverse depicts a stylized sun. Officially recognized as a sovereign nation by the U.S. government, the Jamul tribe is legally authorized to produce commemorative coins and issued this beautiful set honoring the Navajos. Each set comes in a colorful, illustrated coin card ready to display!