Smithsonian Institution 1/10 oz. Proof Gold China Panda Design
The obverse of the Smithsonian Institution 1/10 oz. proof gold China panda features Bao Bao playing in the grass near some bamboo stalks. There is an inscription at the top that reads, “BABY GIANT PANDA BAO BAO AT THE NATIONAL ZOO,” along with another at the bottom that provides information about the gold in the commemorative: “1/10 AG .999”.
The reverse of the commemorative features the front of the Smithsonian Institution. An inscription above the image identifies the building, reading “SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE”. Under the image of the building, there are Chinese characters that translate to, “The Peoples Republic of China”, along with the year in which the commemorative was minted, “2015”.
This commemorative comes in a beautiful display box that is perfect for showing it off individually or as part of a collection. It also comes with a certificate of authenticity. Most of the writing on the certificate is in Chinese, but “China Great Wall Coins Investments LTD.” also appears, along with a designated number.
2015 Smithsonian Institution 1/10 oz. Proof Gold China Panda Label
This Smithsonian Institution 1/10 oz. Proof Gold China Panda comes with a specialized label from the company that graded the commemorative, the Numismatic Guarantee Corporation (NGC). The label features an image of a panda along with grass across the bottom. Describing the commemorative in full, the inscription on the front of the label reads, “Official panda issue 2015 1/10 oz. China gold panda– BAO BAO Smithsonian Institution PF 70 Ultra Cameo”. A bar code and identification number are also present. The back of the label features a holographic image and detailed information about NGC.
Why add the Smithsonian Institution 1/10 oz. Proof Gold China Panda to a coin collection?
The Smithsonian Institution 1/10 oz. Proof Gold China Panda features a beautiful design commemorating an event that was widely celebrated by animal lovers across the world. The mintage was limited to just 5,000, making this a special addition to any collection. The commemorative has a purity of .999 and has a proof finish. It is an ideal gift for zoo and panda enthusiasts while also having the potential to be a long cherished family heirloom.
|Year of Issue:||2015|
|Weight in Grams:||3.11 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1/10 oz|