2021 Perth Mint Diwali 1oz Gilded Silver Medallion
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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.
Symbolising the victory of light over darkness, Diwali is one of the world’s great festive occasions. Observed by millions of people around the globe, it is celebrated during October or November with lights in the form of candles and lamps, fireworks, family feasts and the exchange of many gifts. Portraying Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity, and Ganesh, the elephant headed god of good fortune, the medallion’s reverse artistry includes 24-carat gold gilding on selected elements, including the deities’ ornate headdresses and neckpieces. Also symbolic of Diwali, the obverse features a ‘rangoli’ inspired pattern comprising diya (lamps) and lotus flower motifs. This 1oz pure silver medallion featuring meticulously applied gilding is a superb gift idea for anyone celebrating the Hindu festival of Diwali. Key features:
- 99.99% pure silver
- Selective 24-carat gold gilding
- Lakshmi and Ganesh inspired design
- Special Diwali gift
Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity, the Diwali medallion is housed in a contemporary latex case which comes in a beautifully illustrated shipper.