One of the most respected indigenous leaders of the 19th century, Crazy Horse is remembered for his great feats against the United States Army during the Black Hills War in the Great Plains during the 1860s and 1870s. More than a century after his death, Crazy Horse is remembered in memorials and other commemorative issues. Now, 1 oz Lakota Crazy Horse Copper Rounds are available to you for purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Rounds arrive in individual plastic flips or tubes of 20 rounds!
- Commemorative portrait of Lakota leader Crazy Horse!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure copper.
- The obverse features a portrait of Crazy Horse, the famous Lakota leader.
- On the reverse side is an American bison.
Crazy Horse was born around 1840 in the Lakota tribe of Sioux people. He eventually rose to become the leader of the Oglala band and led his people in a pushback against the encroachment of white American settlers on the land and territory of indigenous people. Feeling the traditional way of life of his people was under threat, Crazy Horse led his people in an armed uprising against the United States federal government.
Starting in the 1860s during the Black Hills War, Crazy Horse guided his Oglala band and other Lakota tribes against the United States Army. He was famous for his participation in several battles during the Black Hills War, such as the Fetterman Fight in 1866. He was eventually captured by US troops under the leadership of General George Cook. On September 5, 1877, he succumbed to a fatal wound suffered at the hands of US Army guards.
The obverse side of 1 oz Lakota Crazy Horse Copper Rounds features a portrait of the famous tribal leader. Crazy Horse’s greatest military accomplishment in the wars on the Great Plains between indigenous tribes and the US Army came at the Battle of the Little Bighorn when the Lakota and several allied tribes routed the US Cavalry under the command of Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer.
On the reverse field of Lakota Crazy Horse Copper Rounds is a depiction of an American bison. Known to the Lakota people as Tatanka, the buffalo was a sacred animal among various indigenous tribes, including the Lakota people. The bison was considered a sacred animal to the Lakota, but was also an important piece of everyday life for the Lakota was a source of food, housing, clothing, weapons, and toys.
These 1 oz Lakota Crazy Horse Copper Rounds are available to you for purchase brand-new from the mint. Each one is available with a plastic flip or a tube of 20 copper rounds.
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