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Leif Ericson Millennium 2 coin set, United States & Iceland.

$170

Leif Ericsson Millennium, discoverer of the New World.

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United States of America and Iceland.

Modern Commemorative Coinage.

1,000th anniversary of Leif Ericson's discovery of the New World

United States Leif Ericsson Millennium Dollar (2000) and Iceland 1000 Kronor.

Iceland 1000 Kronor.

Obverse: The four traditional protector spirits ("Landvættir") of Iceland. These are Griðungur the bull, Gammur the eagle, Dreki the dragon, and Bergrisi the giant.

Legend: 1000 EITT ÞÚSUND KRÓNUR
ÍSLAND

Reverse: Portrait of Leif Ericson facing left, an axe in hand

Legend: · LEIFUR EIRÍKSSON SONUR ÍSLANDS ·
1000
2000
PM TJF
FUNDUR NORÐUR-AMERÍKU

Philadelphia mint, 58,612

United States Dollar.

Obverse: Portrait of Leif Ericson in traditional Icelandic style.

Legend: IN GOD WE TRUST - LIBERTY

Engraver: John M. Mercanti.

Reverse: Viking Ship with Leif Ericson at the helm.

Engraver: T. James Ferrell.

Legend: FOUNDER OF THE NEW WORLD - PLUEIBUS UNUM - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

Catalogue: KM# 313.

Mint: Philadelphia, 15,947 (proofs).

Silver, 0.900, 26.73g, 38.2mm, reeded edge.

Condition: Proof.

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