Why purchase this First Day of Issue 2018 ANA World's Fair of Money Show Panda Proof Medal?
The host city for the 2018 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Annual World's Fair of Money is Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. To commemorate the event, the Shanghai Mint has issued a specially designed "Show Panda" Proof Medal struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver, its mintage limited to just 1,888.
Designs Honoring the ANA, Panda and the City of Philadelphia
The obverse depicts the Great Wall of China and a panda holding the emblem for the ANA. Featured on the reverse is a tribute to the Franklin Half Dollar Liberty Bell design, modified to include the inscription "PHILADELPHIA." Independence Hall appears in the background, with the inscriptions "ANA" and "WORLD'S FAIR OF MONEY."
Certified GEM Proof with First Day of Issue World Money Fair Releases Label
This 2018 China Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money 1 oz. Silver Show Panda Proof Medal was submitted to Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for review within the first twenty-four hours of release, earning the coveted First Day of Issue designation. The stunning medal was found to be in GEM Proof condition, featuring a superb strike with a high degree of contrast between the frosted and mirrored finishes. The medal is protected, sealed in an NGC holder accompanied by a label designed especially for the World Money Fair Releases.
This 1 oz. Proof Silver 2018 ANA World's Fair of Money Show Panda will make an outstanding addition to your collection!
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Release Type:||First Releases - Philadelphia|
|Label/Signature:||World Money Fair Releases Label|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Seated Panda and Great Wall of China|
|Reverse Design:||Kennedy Half Dollar Design|