DON’T MESS WITH TEXAS™ SERIES / ARMADILLO – 2 TROY OUNCE – 39MM
Our “Don’t Mess with Texas” series showcases some of the iconic things that make Texas so special. The first of the series is the Armadillo.
Armadillo is a Spanish word meaning “little armored one” and refers to the bony plates that cover the back, head, legs, and tail of most of these odd looking creatures. Armadillos are the only living mammals that wear such shells. Of the 20 different varieties, only one, the nine banded armadillo resides in the United States. The armadillo is the state small mammal of Texas.
- Contains 2 Troy Ounces .999 Fine Silver
- Obverse: A nine banded armadillo, the state small mammal of Texas
- Reverse: The common reverse for the series, with the skull of a longhorn centered, an oak branch to the right and an olive branch to the left. An outline of the state of Text on the forehead of the skull. “DON’T MESS WITH TEXAS” around the lower circumference, with the hallmark at 6 o’clock.