British Silver Year Of The Pig
- Debut: 2019
- Silver Purity: 99.9%
- Tax Status: Exempt from sales tax or VAT
- Mint: Royal Mint
Buy British Silver Year Of The Pig Coins Online. This British Silver Year of the Pig coin was released in 2019 by the Royal Mint. The mint celebrated the Year of the Pig as the sixth release in its Shengxiao collection since its inception of the Lunar Collection in 2014. The 1 troy ounce coin has a diameter of 38.61 millimeters and a thickness of 3 millimeters. It has a gross weight of 31.103 grams and a fineness of .999. The coin has its edge reeded and has face value of 2 pounds.
Designed by Jody Clark, the obverse side of the coin features the portrait of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen faces the right side of the coin. She wears the crown she wore during her coronation in 1953. Below the Queen’s effigy, Jody Clark’s initials are inscribed- “J.C”. The text “ELIZABETH II • D • G • REG • F • D • 2 POUNDS•” runs along the rim of the coin, from the top-right side in a clockwise direction. “D • G • REG • F • D” stands for: Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensor which in English translates to: By the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of Faith.
The reverse side of the 2019 1 oz British Silver Year of the Pig coin portrays the image of a large sow laying on her side in the foreground with four small piglets feeding from their mom. The background field includes a starry night. A landscape with a small cottage home in the distant background that has smoke rising from its chimney. At the top side of the coin, the inscription “YEAR OF THE PIG 2019” is engraved, curving from the top-left to the top-right side. “1 OZ FINE SILVER 999” is debossed below the inscription at the top. The Chinese character for pig, “猪”, is engraved at the bottom-left side of the coin.
The Lunar Silver Year of the Pig bullion coin is a popular choice among collectors and investors as they are official legal tender backed by the British government. Hence, investors can buy British Silver Year Of The Pig Coins Online from sales tax or VAT. Typically, the pig is a symbol of family, loyalty, and generosity.
The Royal Mint
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1 Troy oz
999 fine silver