Great opportunity to add the 2023 P&D Native American dollars to your collection!
- Uncirculated condition preferred by collectors
- Struck at Philadelphia and Denver Mints
- One-year-only reverse design celebrates the 'Five Moons' – Native American dancers from Oklahoma who achieved international prima ballerina status
- Best-known was Maria Tallchief, represented in motif's center, of the Osage Nation; with her younger sister, Marjorie, both danced with the Ballet Russes, but Maria rose to prominence as the first lead dancer when George Balanchine formed the New York City Ballet in 1948
- The remaining three 'Moon' dancers who also performed with the Ballet Russe, as well as other international companies, were Moscelyne Larkin, of Shawnee-Peoria descent; Rosella Hightower of Choctaw descent, and Yvonne Chouteau of Shawnee-Cherokee descent
- With the Moon a spiritual part of Native American culture, the background on the reverse includes the lunar phases
If ever there was a coin design with a richly complex story told in such a meaningful way, this might be it – buy 10 sets and SAVE!