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Royal Canadian Mint

2011 $150 PURE GOLD COIN - BLESSINGS OF HAPPINESS

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  • 2011 $150 PURE GOLD COIN - BLESSINGS OF HAPPINESS
  • 2011 $150 PURE GOLD COIN - BLESSINGS OF HAPPINESS
$1,448.15

Description

Blessings of Happiness


Chinese culture expresses happiness through a multitude of ancient and vibrant symbols and traditions. Family and friends still actively bestow blessings of
happiness upon each other.
The traditional lion dance is an energetic, colourful expression of joy and happiness. It is an ancient custom that still figures prominently during Chinese New Year celebrations or any joyous ceremony such as the opening of a new business or building, or during
planting and harvesting seasons.
A lion dance would not be complete without firecrackers to usher out the old and bring in the new, and enhance the lion’s roar to chase away evil spirits and enliven the celebration and good fortune. Let the happy times begin!

Specifications:

Face Value: 150 dollars
Mintage: 888
Composition: 99.999% pure gold
Weight (g): 10.4
Diameter (mm): 22.5
Edge: Plain
Finish: Proof
Certificate: Serialized

Special Features:

  •  Crafted in 99.999% pure gold
  •  Irregular shaped-coin (scallop)
  •  The reverse design by Harvey Chan depicts a ceremonial lion performing a traditional lion dance. A stream of firecrackers flanks its left side, the explosions depicted by star bursts throughout the design. Above the lion’s head is a seal with the Chinese character for happiness.
  •  Reduced mintage of only 888 coins worldwide makes this a must-have work of art!
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