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WARRIORS OF HISTORY - AYYUBIDS - 2017 1 oz Fine Silver Coin - Niue

WARRIORS OF HISTORY - AYYUBIDS - 2017 1 oz Fine Silver Coin - Niue

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 WARRIORS OF HISTORY                                                                 

Human history is filled with stories of legendary warrior people, who fought and conquered their enemies through the skillful use of weapons and their superior battle tactics.

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 The Warriors of History – Ayyubid 1 oz Silver Coin is the seventh coin to be released in this exciting collection which brings alive the stories of some of the most legendary warriors in history.

This impressive coin features a coloured illustration of an Ayyubid soldier dressed for battle. He stands against an antique-finished, engraved background featuring an Ayyubid cavalry charge.

This partly-engraved proof coin comes presented in a sleek and stylish themed rectangular coin case, with textured cover. The uniquely numbered Certificate of Authenticity sits inside the coin case.

With a worldwide mintage of only 5,000 coins, don't wait to add it to your collection. It would also make an excellent gift for those interested in history. 

Coin Story

Human history is filled with stories of legendary warriors, who fought and conquered their enemies through the skillful use of weapons and superior battle tactics. An-Nasir Salah ad-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyub, or Saladin (1137 – 1193), founded the Ayyubid dynasty. Under Saladin, the Ayyubid army enacted victories against the Crusaders.

The army comprised an interesting mix of warriors and equipment. The success of the Ayyubid cavalry came from intense practice and good quality material. In battle these mounted soldiers used a range of tactics, including archery from a distance and the lance or sword at close range. Light cavalry were noted for their speed and manoeuvrability – very effective in ambushing 

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Country                
Niue
Year of Issue
2017
Denomination
2 Dollar
Metal
Silver
Fineness 
999/1000
Mintage (pcs)
5000
Weight (g)
1 oz
Diameter (mm)
40 mm
Quality
Antique
Certificate of  Authenticity           Yes serialized
Package type  Box
Special Features  Antique/Coloured