Why add the Proof 70 2016 China 10 oz. Proof High Relief Silver Panda Moon Festival Medal to your collection?
This 2016 China 10 oz. Proof High Relief Silver Panda - Moon Festival Medal is the first 10 oz. silver medal produced in China! It was graded Proof 70 Ultra Cameo by the experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and has a low mintage of 3,000.
These massive proofs were struck to proof quality in high relief at the Shenzhen Guobao Mint. Each one is struck on specially prepared 10 oz. .999 pure silver planchets and highly polished dies. These medals have no face value. The Chinese Moon Festival is a holiday similar in many respects to Thanksgiving in the United States. This is a holiday marked by family gatherings and meeting with friends to give thanks. The moon served ancient peoples as an accurate way to determine the passing of time.
The reverse of the 10 oz. silver medal features a mother Giant Panda and her cub. They are shown sitting on the ground in front of bamboo, under the full moon. On the obverse the iconic image of the Great Wall of China appears. The Chinese armillary sphere, a great Chinese invention that would lead to the first mechanical clock appears inset above.
Proof 70 Ultra Cameo medals are flawless examples demanded by discerning collectors all over the world.
Order your 2016 China 10 oz. High Relief Proof Silver Panda Moon Festival Medal today!
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Weight in Grams:||311 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||10 oz|