Tuvalu Ancient Chinese Mythical Creatures 5oz Silver Coin (w/ Box and COA). Rare Limited Mintage: 1,000. According to ancient Chinese mythology, the universe was divided into four quadrants marking the beginning and end of the winter and summer solstices, and the autumn and spring equinoxes.
These heavenly quadrants were known as the Four Celestial Palaces, with each palace represented by a guardian animal with a corresponding colour, element, and virtue. Each coin is struck from 5oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality. The coins reverse portrays the four Chinese ancient mythical creatures, with a yingyang symbol in the centre of the coin.
The design includes the inscription CHINESE ANCIENT MYTHICAL CREATURES. The coins high relief reverse and obverse are minted on concave surfaces to ensure the optimum flow of metal is achieved by the strike of the die. The coins obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2015 year-date, and the monetary denomination. No more than 1,000 of the Chinese Ancient Mythical Creatures 2015 5oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin will be released.Each coin is presented in a classic black box within a superbly illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. The item "2015 Australia Tuvalu Mythical Creatures 5oz Dragon Phoenix Silver Coin" is in sale since Friday, September 09, 2016. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Australia\Commemorative". The seller is "moderncoinhk" and is located in WorkShop. This item can be shipped worldwide.