The latest issue of the British Shengxiao Series from the Royal Mint marks the halfway point of this exciting collection. With a common design element each year for its silver and gold coins, the Royal Mint’s collection is great for both investors and collectors. The 2019 1 oz Gold British Year of the Pig Coin is currently available to you for purchase online at Silver.com.
- Coins ship to you inside of protective capsules or rolls!
- Sixth coin offered in the Shengxiao Series of coins from the Royal Mint!
- Mintage limited to 8,888 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold in BU condition.
- Issued a face value of £100 (GBP) by Great Britain.
- On the obverse side is the image of Queen Elizabeth II.
- The reverse depicts a female pig with young piglets.
The Shengxiao Series from the Royal Mint is Great Britain’s answer to collections such as the Lunar Series II coins from the Perth Mint of Australia. Nations from Great Britain and Canada to Rwanda have reacted to the popularity of lunar-themed coins generated by the Perth Mint with collections of their own.
To the date of the 2019 British Year of the Pig release, Chinese-British citizen Wuon-Gean Ho has been the designer behind the coin imagery in this collection. She once again created a singular design for use on both the silver and gold bullion coins available in 2019. The British Lunar Series includes only 1 oz silver and 1 oz gold coins for sale, with bullion and proof options available.
On the obverse of 2019 1 oz Gold British Year of the Pig Coins, you’ll find the image of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty has featured on British coinage since 1953 and her effigy is updated over the course of time to reflect her age on the throne. These 2019 Gold British Year of the Pig coins have the fifth-generation design created in 2015 by Jody Clark which reflects the appearance of the Queen at the age of 89.
The reverse side of the 2019 Gold British Year of the Pig Coins includes a new design. In the Year of the Pig design, all Shengxiao Coins feature the image of a sow laying on her side as she feeds a group of four little piglets. The background field includes an idyllic starry night with stars and the moon in the sky, and trees framing a small cottage with smoke billowing from the chimney.
These 2019 1 oz Gold British Year of the Pig Coins are available to you individually housed in protective capsules. Multiples of this coins are typically available inside of protective tubes. Each coin available is in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.
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