2 oz Silver Round - Don't Tread on Me
This 2 oz Don't Tread on Me Silver round symbolizes and tells people not to step on or take advantage of the Americans or they will strike. Contains 2 oz of .999 fine Silver.
- Obverse: “Don’t Tread on Me” circles the top, and “Live Free or Die” across the bottom with a textured background, surrounding a high-relief deep hand-hammered dish in the center, and a coiled rattle snake surrounded by 50 stars representing all 50 states.
- Reverse: High-Relief Intaglio Mint logo set on radial burst surrounded by stippled border reading “TWO TROY OUNCES” above and “.999 FINE SILVER” below on textured background, flanked by 4 bullet points on each side.
|Motive||Don't Tread On Me|
|Time of delivery||1 to 3 days after receiving payment|
Don’t Tread on Me is a very strong statement in the United States with very deep historical roots. The phrase was written under the image of a rattle snake and emblazoned on a yellow flag. This is known as the Gadsden flag and falls within the historical flags of America.
The symbolism in the flag partnered by the image holds deep meaning. Basically, the “Don’t Tread on Me” phrase combined with the snake ready to strike is a warning. This tells people not to step on or take advantage of the Americans or they will strike.
The use of the snake or more specifically the rattlesnake did not happen by chance. The fact is that the eastern diamondback rattlesnake and the timber rattlesnake were both fairly abundant within the colonies. In a satirical article, Benjamin Franklin suggested that the Americas send rattlesnakes to Britain as a response to their sending of convicted criminals to the colonies.
- Coin / Round
- Weight (gr)
- Weight (oz)
- Intaglio Mint
- Don't Tread On Me
- Good Delivery
- Plastic bag
- Time of delivery
- 1 to 3 days after receiving payment