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An ideal gift for Chinese New Year, this magnificently crafted coin depicts ‘the immortal king of all birds’, the Chinese phoenix. Rich in symbolism, the phoenix was believed to appear only during times of peace and prosperity. Embodying Confucian values of virtue, compassion and trust, it is a symbol of the union between femininity and masculinity, or yin and yang.
The design includes details of clouds and a flower with the Chinese symbol for Phoenix inscribed on it. To capture the depth and detail of the design, the coin features an antique finish. As a result of this treatment the appearance of each coin may vary.
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.99% pure silver.
The coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu. The coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2018 year-date and the monetary denomination.
No more than 1,000 of the Phoenix 2018 2oz Silver Antiqued High Relief Coin will be released.
Each coin is housed in a presentation case with a stylised shipper featuring stunning imagery, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.