Despite its seemingly impassable height, one kois repeated efforts to reach the crest eventually proved successful. In recognition of its determination and perseverance, the gods turned it into the most auspicious mythical creature in Chinese culture a dragon.Rich in Chinese cultural references, the coins highly symmetrical design portrays two golden koi in the form of a Yin Yang (or taijitu) symbol encircled by two serpentine-shaped Chinese dragons. Koi fish are traditionally associated with happiness and harmony, and are often used as a good luck symbol for a happy marriage. In feng shui, the yin yang symbol represents the balance between the positive and negative energies within chi, the vital life-force of all living things on Earth.
The subject of countless myths and legends, Chinese dragons are revered as wise and benevolent creatures with auspicious powers, particularly over the water and rainfall required for abundant harvests. Symbolizing nobility, kindness, prosperity and success, dragons were also seen as the embodiment of the emperor. The transformation of the koi into a dragon is symbolised on the coin by the interconnection of their coloured whiskers.Also included in the design is a backdrop of scrolling clouds, which are associated with deities, and lotus flowers, symbols of purity. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is portrayed on the obverse, which also includes the coins weight, purity, monetary denomination and 2021 year-date.
No more than 888 of the Double Dragon and Yin Yang Koi 2021 2oz Silver Coloured Antiqued Coin will be released. This coin has been individually antiqued to give it a unique finish conveying the surface abrasions of an ancient artefact. As a result of this treatment, the appearance of each coin may vary. Each coin is housed in a classic display case within an illustrated shipper and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Mintage: 888 Material: Pure Silver (99.99%) Finish: Antiqued Weight: 2 oz Dimensions: 40.60 mm Thickness: 6.42 mm. (WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GOLD COINS). ONCE YOUR DONE SHOPPING, PLEASE MESSAGE ME AND I WILL SEND YOU A COMBINED INVOICE. The item "DOUBLE DRAGON and YIN YANG KOI 2021 2 oz PURE SILVER ANTIQUED COIN TUVALU" is in sale since Thursday, September 2, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Africa\Other African Coins".The seller is "the_coin_shoppe" and is located in Niagara Falls, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia.