Why purchase this flawless First Releases 2018 1 oz. Silver Proof Panda Medal honoring the Chinese Moon Festival?
The China Mint's Moon Festival Panda Medal series celebrates the annual harvest-time event with a new Panda image each year. The 2018 dated, fourth release of the series features a proof finish medal struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver embedded with a genuine Chinese White Jade gemstone, its mintage limited to just 1,888.
Gorgeous Design Details
A Giant Panda is depicted on the obverse, seated on a bamboo covered hillside looking up towards the full Jade gemstone moon. The image is surrounded by a border inscribed with "1 OZ AG .999" and "MOON FESTIVAL" in English and Chinese characters.
China's Great Wall meanders along mountain ridges on the reverse, with "2018" inscribed below. A circular inset above contains the image of an armillary sphere, a first century BC Chinese invention that simulates the position of the moon and other celestial objects within a framework of rings.
First Releases Proof 70 Perfection
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has graded this 2018 China Moon Festival 1 oz. Silver Proof Panda Medal with an authentic Chinese White Jade gemstone to be Proof 70, featuring an impeccable strike with flawless surface characteristics. The magnificent commemorative medallion is designated First Releases for submission to the grading service within the first thirty days of release, and is encapsulated in a labeled NGC protective holder.
Add this perfectly graded fourth release of the China Moon Festival Medal series to your collection!
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Great Wall of China with Sphere|
|Reverse Design:||Pandas Under Jade Moon|