2023 Pure Gold Coin – Lunar Year of the Rabbit
Welcome the Year of the Rabbit and usher in joy with this magnificent Lunar New Year keepsake from the Royal Canadian Mint. Crafted in one kilogram of 99.99% pure gold, the coin’s reverse design is inspired by the Chinese legend of the Jade (Moon) Rabbit. It features a folk art depiction of the Goddess of the Moon’s trusted companion, complete with auspicious symbols that imply a blessing of vitality, longevity and prosperity in 2023. According to the Chinese zodiac, you’re a Rabbit if you were born in 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011 and 2023.
This highly exclusive 99.99% pure gold kilo coin that carries a blessing of vitality and longevity is the second coin in a new 12-year Lunar New Year series that began with the Year of the Tiger (2022).
- Crafted in one kilogran of 99.99% pure gold. This large coin (102 mm) features precision - engraved art, a mix of special frostings and a luminous proof finish that highlights the refined beauty of 99.99% gold.
- Mintage is limited to just 38 coins. This exclusive collectible is a must- have for collectors who have an eye for beauty, a love of craftsmanship and an interest in rare numismatic treasures.
- Luxurious packaging. Your gold kilo coin is encapsulated and elegantly presented in a luxurious red lacquered wooden case with a red beauty box, evoking the Chinese New Year custom of gifting "lucky money" in a red envelope.
SRP: $99,500 (price subject to change)
Item Number: 203770
Composition: 99.99% pure gold
Weight: 1005 g
Diameter: 102 mm
Face Value: 2,500 dollars
Artist: Aries Cheung (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)
Packaging: Red lacquered wood case with custom red beauty box
Finished size: 184 mm x 184 mm
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Available for viewing at: Heffel Vancouver
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