British Gold Year Of The Pig
- Manufactured: 2019
- Gold Fineness: 99.99%
- Tax Status: Exempt from sales tax or VAT
- Mint: Royal mint
Buy British Gold Year Of The Pig Coins Online. The British Gold Lunar Year of the Pig is part of the Lunar bullion coins released as part of The Shēngxiào Collection. It is the sixth coin in a series of 12 coins. It is one of the more detailed releases in the entire collection, released in 2019. Those born in that year, according to the Chinese culture, are seen to be intelligent as well as inquisitive. The denominations of the coin include: 1, 2 and 10 oz.
The 1 troy ounce coin has diameter of 32.74 millimeters and an average thickness of 2.5 millimeters. With its reeded edge, the coin has a gold purity of 99.99%. The obverse of the coin, designed by Jody Clark, features the effigy of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, with a Guilloche style background. The Queen faces the right side of the coin. She wears the crown she wore during her coronation in 1953. The effigy is surrounded by the text “ELIZABETH II • D • G • REG • F • D • 100 POUNDS •”; which is inscribed along the rim of the coin bearing Her Majesty’s name and the face value of the coin. “D • G • REG • F • D” stand for: Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensor-translating to ‘By the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of Faith’, in English. Initials of Jody Clark, “J.C” are debossed below the Queen’s effigy.
The reverse of the coin depicts a female laying on her side as her piglets feed. In the background, a starry night sky is noticeable as trees frame a small cottage with smoke billowing slowly from the chimney. The sow and her piglets symbolize family, loyalty and generosity. At the bottom-left side of the coin, the Chinese character for pig, “猪”, is engraved. On the upper part of the coin, “YEAR OF THE PIG • 2019 1 OZ FINE GOLD 999.9” is inscribed.
The Royal Mint, a government owned mint that produces British gold coins, manufactured the coin. The mint is a limited company wholly owned by Her Majesty’s Treasury. Being a legal tender, traders of the coin can buy British Gold Year Of The Pig coins online exempt from sales tax and VAT.
The Royal Mint
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1 Troy oz
999.9 fine gold / 24 carat gold