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Why purchase this 2019 Lunar Lotus Year of the Pig Silver Proof?
The twelfth symbol of the Chinese Zodiac, the Pig, is featured on the tenth release of the Royal Canadian Mint's Lunar Lotus series. The 38 mm diameter lotus shaped 2019 Year of the Pig proof is struck from 0.86 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver, its mintage limited to 15,888, lower than the series' 2018 mintage of 18,888.
Dramatic Scalloped Shape with Delightful Pig Design
The artistry of Three Degrees Creative Group is featured on the reverse, depicting the smiling face of a pig partially surrounded by a stunning garland of blossoms which represent good luck. The Chinese character for Pig appears in upper left.
"15 DOLLARS," "CANADA," "ELIZABETH II" and "2019" surround the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II designed by Canadian artist Susanna Blunt on the obverse.
GEM Proof in Original Mint Packaging
This 2019 Canadian Year of the Pig Silver Lunar Proof Coin is presented in exceptional GEM Proof condition. GEM Proof coins are uncirculated and ungraded, exhibiting characteristics of strike and surface expected on a coin earning a grade of 65 of higher on the Sheldon Scale, including a full, sharp strike, beautiful definition of finishes and excellent eye appeal. The $15 lotus shaped proof is packaged as received from the Mint, encapsulated and housed in an elegant Mint branded silver satin-like covered case, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Add the 10th release of the Royal Canadian Mint's Lunar Lotus series to your collection today!
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Mint:||Royal Canadian Mint|
|Packaging:||Original Mint Packaging|
|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.