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Why purchase this flawless 2019 1 oz. Silver Proof Canadian Lunar Year of the Pig coin?
The 2019 release of the Royal Canadian Mint's Silver Lunar series features the tenth animal of the Chinese zodiac: the playful, intelligent and loyal pig. The delightful proof is struck from 1 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver measuring 38 mm in diameter, its mintage limited to just 15,888.
Enchanting Pig Design by Canadian Artist Aries Cheung
Beneath a cloud shedding stylized droplets of rain, a pig stands confidently on the reverse, its body enhanced with delicate lines and swirls, emulating the creature's corkscrew tail. Inscriptions include the Chinese character for "Pig," "CANADA 2019" and "15 DOLLARS."
The elegant obverse portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is the fourth effigy of the Queen to appear on Canadian coinage, designed by Canadian artist Susanna Blunt. Inscribed "ELIZABETH II" and "D. G. REGINA."
Ultra Cameo Proof 70 with Year of the Pig Themed Label
This Canadian $15 1 oz. Silver Proof featuring the 2019 Year of the Pig is perfectly struck with flawless surfaces, earning the grade of Proof 70 from Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The magnificently designed coin exhibits exceptional contrast between the frosted and mirrored surfaces, earning the additional designation of Ultra Cameo (UC). The proof is presented in a protective NGC holder accompanied by a certification label embellished with a charming Year of the Pig design.
Make this perfectly graded Canadian 2019 Year of the Pig Silver Proof the next addition to your Lunar Year collection!
This 2019 Canada Year of the Pig 1 oz Silver Lunar Proof $15 Coin NGC PF70 UC Year of the Pig Label is proudly minted by the Royal Canadian Mint. The Royal Canadian Mint was founded in 1908 as a branch of The Royal Mint.
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Mint:||Royal Canadian Mint|
|Label/Signature:||Year of the Pig Label|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
February 5, 2019 marks the Chinese New Year and also the start of the Year of the Pig. A variety of different Lunar-themed pieces have been issued by the world’s mints, including both bullion and commemorative coins in silver, gold, and other metals.