2019 1oz Tuvalu Laughing Buddha .9999 Silver Antiqued Coin
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Founded in 1896 as a branch to the British Royal Mint, Perth Mint today is one of the largest minting plants globally, owned by the Western Australian government. Manufacturer of the iconic ‘Kangaroo’ gold and silver investment coins, Perth Mint also produce a popular lunar series and a range of sought-after collector coins.
A Perth Mint first, this innovative 1oz silver coin features a Laughing Buddha insert made of jade, a stone traditionally symbolising beauty, purity, and virtue in Chinese culture. The laughing Buddha is a Buddhist figure frequently represented in statues believed to bring good luck and fortune. He is portrayed atop a mound of coins on the reverse of this stunning antiqued coin in reference to his association with prosperity and abundance. Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver, the coin is issued as Tuvalu legal tender. DESIGN: The coin’s reverse depicts the legendary figure sitting atop a mound of coins against a background of stylised rays of sunlight. The inscription ‘LAUGHING BUDDHA’, a patterned border, and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark are also included in the design. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, set against a pattern of rays, is depicted on the coin’s obverse, together with the 2019 year date, the weight and fineness, and the monetary denomination. - Features a jade Buddha insert in the coin’s centre - Antiqued finish - Tuvalu legal tender - Numbered Certificate of Authenticity In stock at our Auckland office now, give us a call today as stock is limited!