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Chinese Bronze Ware(Series 3) - 1/4oz Gold + 1oz Silver Coin

  • Chinese Bronze Ware(Series 3) - 1/4oz Gold + 1oz Silver Coin
  • Chinese Bronze Ware(Series 3) - 1/4oz Gold + 1oz Silver Coin
  • Chinese Bronze Ware(Series 3) - 1/4oz Gold + 1oz Silver Coin
  • Chinese Bronze Ware(Series 3) - 1/4oz Gold + 1oz Silver Coin
  • Chinese Bronze Ware(Series 3) - 1/4oz Gold + 1oz Silver Coin
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Chinese bronze ware gold and silver commemorative coins(3rd issue) are to be issued

 

 

 


 

  Announcement of the People’s Bank of China

  〔2014〕No.16

The People’s Bank of China is to issue a set of Chinese bronze ware gold and silver commemorative coins(3rd issue)on August 8th 2014. The set consists of 5 coins, including two gold coins and three silver coins, all of which are the legal tender of the People’s Republic of China.

I. Design of the coins

i. Obverse design  

The series of gold and silver commemorative coins bear the common obverse of the emblem of the People’s Republic of China, the title ofPRC and the year date.

ii. Reverse design  

The reverse of 155.52g (5oz) gold coin features a hou mu wu fang ding, a bronze rectangular container from the Shang Dynasty, decorated with animal motifs and used for coking and storing food. The vessel is set against a background of the decorative design of its typical patterns, with the words “Shang Dynasty, hou mu wu fang ding” in Chinese and the face value.

The reverse of 1/4oz gold coin depicts a ren mian long wen, a bronze oval wine container from the Shang Dynasty, its lid shaped like the face of a man with the horns of a beats. The vessel is set against a background of the decorative design of its typical patterns, with the words “Shang Dynasty, ren mian long wen he” in Chinese and the face value.

The reverse of 1kg silver coin features a ya zhi fang zun, a bronze container from the Shang Dynasty. The container is set against a background of the decorative design of its typical patterns, with the words “Shang Dynasty, ya zhi fang zun” in Chinese and the face value.

The reverse of 5oz silver coin depicts a ya xu fang lei, a bronze square wine container from the Shang Dynasty. The vessel is set against a background of the decorative design of its typical patterns, with the words “Shang Dynasty, ya xu fang lei” in Chinese and the face value.

The reverse of 1oz silver coin features a long wen hu, a bronze horn-shaped wine container from the Shang Dynasty, its head modeled after an early version of the Chinese dragon. The vessel is set against abackground of the decorative design of its dragon motifs, with the words “Shang Dynasty, long wen hu” in Chinese and the face value.

II. Specifications and mintage of the coins

  1. 5oz gold coin is proof in quality, 60mm in diameter, 2000Yuan in face value, 99.9% in fineness and contains 5 troy ounces of pure gold. The total mintage is 1000 pieces.

  2. 1/4oz gold coin is proof in quality, 22mm in diameter, 100Yuan in face value, 99.9% in fineness and contains 1/4 troy ounce of pure gold. The total mintage is 30000 pieces.

  3. 1kg silver coin is proof in quality, 100mm in diameter, 300Yuan in face value, 99.9% in fineness and contains 5 troy ounces of pure silver. The total mintage is 4000 pieces.

  4. 5oz silver coin is proof in quality, 70mm in diameter, 50Yuan in face value, 99.9% in fineness and contains 5 troy ounces of pure silver. The total mintage is 6000 pieces.

  5. 1oz silver coin is proof in quality, 40mm in diameter, 10Yuan in face value, 99.9% in fineness and contains 1 troy ounce of pure gold. The total mintage is 60000 pieces.

  III. The set of gold and silver coin is minted by Shenzhen Guobao Mint Co., Ltd and Shanghai Mint Co., Ltd, and solely distributed by China Gold Coin Incorporation.

  
The People’s Bank of China

  July 23rd, 2014

Material Gold & Silver
Weight Gold:1/4oz
Silver:1oz
Mintage (pcs) Gold:3,000
Silver:6,000
Diameter (mm) Gold:22
Silver:40
Face Value Gold:100
Silver:10
Fineness (%) 99.9
Country China
Quality Proof
Shape Round
Year of Issue 2014
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