China 2015 10 Yuan LUNAR Year of the Goat Fan-Shaped 1oz Proof Silver Coin

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  • Sold Date: Jul 21, 2015
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2208 W Chicago AveChicago, IL 60622 United States Shipping Information Payment Information About Us China 2015 10 Yuan Year of the Goat (Fan-Shaped) Proof Silver Coin Description

Inspired by 2015 Year of the Goat, the People’s Bank of China has issued this 10 Yuan silver coin as part of the successful China Lunar series that has rapidly gained success and popularity among collectors. Dedicated to the eighth of all the animals in the Chinese zodiac, this fan-shaped coin is struck from 31.104 g .999 pure silver with a flawless proof finish and the mintage of 80 000 pieces worldwide.

The traditional obverse of Chinese coins displays the national emblem of the People’s Republic of China with fish and lotus along the rim of the coin symbolizing profusion year after year. The issuing year is also indicated on the obverse.

The reverse of this fan-shaped proof coin bears a picture of a goat realistically depicted against the background of a decorative goat head pattern. Filled with unique spirit of Chinese traditions and beliefs, the coin is another magnificent tribute to the Year of the Goat in Chinese astrology. The Chinese believe that people born in the Year of the Goat are mild mannered, pessimistic, shy and sympathetic. Creativity, dependability, intelligence and calmness are among their distinctive features. They are
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