This .857 oz, .925-fine Silver Proof coin depicting Samson and the Lion is the 14th in the series of the Biblical Art coins produced by the Holy Land Mint. The obverse shows Samson in the midst of a struggle with a lion, his arm around the neck of the beast. The fight illustrated the strength of Samson, considering few men would possess the ability to defend themselves against an attacking lion with only their bare hands. This popular Biblical story is indicative of the ability God gave Samson. This beautiful coin has a limited mintage of 2,800.
Holy Land Mint:
The Holy Land Mint - Israel Coins & Medals Corp.(ICMC) was established in 1961 and perpetually pursues their stated objective of “commemorating significant historic, national, social, scientific, and cultural achievements of the State of Israel” by specializing in commissioning, designing, minting and distributing unique gold and silver coins which reflect the unique character of Israel’s past, present and hoped-for future. They are the exclusive distributor on behalf of the Bank of Israel of all commemorative coins, and many of their remarkable coins are only offered in limited editions. Each of their products holds a uniquely historic legacy that is complimented by their renowned reputation for the highest quality coins and rounds.