2015 Fiji 2x$1 Silver Proof Coin "Year of the Goat Yin & Yang"

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  • Item Category: Coins & Currency
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 02, 2015
  • Channel: Auction House
Mint: Mint of NorwayDenomination: 2 x $1 Quality: Proof Issue limit: 1,500 pcs. Alloy: 92.5% Sterling Silver Diameter: 49.90 mm Weight: 33.62 grams Box/Capsule: Yes/Yes Certificate: Yes For the first time in this series, each of the two coins in the set feature colour design elements on both sides. Each two-coin set contains two half ounce .925 silver coins in a traditional ‘ying yang’ format. The classic Chinese philosophical design of Ying and Yang is an iconic symbol describing the interconnected forces of life and nature, in this case, Day and Night, Male and Female.
Day On this side, a brave male goat stands with his feet planted firmly on the ground, symbolizing power and strength. A cornucopia, also known as the Horn of Plenty, overflows with riches in the form of coins and represents an endless stream of good fortune.
Yang, often considered to represent the male half of the ying-yang symbol, is also associated with light and the day. This quality is represented by the burning sun, clearing away the clouds that surround it. The yang goat, filled with passion and smiled upon by fortune, will always endure and triumph in life.
Night As night is the partner to day, stars and the crescent moon shine in the sky overhead to represent “ying,” which can be associated with shadow and the night. A soft and beautiful
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