The Chinese Gold Pandas continue to distinguish themselves as one of the more prominent and sought after coin programs worldwide. The masterful impressions of the simplistic creature have captured the attention of the world, reinforcing the Giant Panda as a Chinese inspiration and a true emblem to its native land.
However, the true excitement of the numismatic community was captured by the differentiation between the three varying Mints: Shenzhen, Shanghai, and Shenyang. Most gold chinese panda coins do not bear identifiers such as mint marks, however the designs carry minor variations that have bolstered the attention of the bullion market.
Chinese Gold Panda Coin Specifications
The celebrated emblem was first seen on coins in standard sizes of 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz and 1/20 oz. Gold Pandas are available in larger sizes: 5 oz, 12 oz and 1 Kilo. These gold coins delight the eye and the pocket, with unique annual designs engraved in 999 fine gold content. So if you’re looking to make precise modifications to the size or composition of your precious metals holdings, our fractional Gold Panda selection is just the way to do it. However if you’re looking to make large additions to your portfolio, our selection of larger size Pandas are also available.
Gold Panda Designs
These attractive panda gold coins portray China's national gem, the Giant Panda. The same design appears on china's silver panda coins. Each design delicately portrays the panda in a bamboo motif, with each year providing a different impression of the animal in its natural habitat. these designs change on an annual basis, making the chinese panda a great coin for collecting on a continual basis.
The coins also honors China's historic and religious monument, the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, which is located within the Temple of Heaven complex in Beijing, China. The Temple of Heaven complex has been designated as a world heritage site by UNESCO, and receives millions of tourists annually from all corners of the globe.
Select years carry the most noticeable design variation referred to as "date variety." To collectors and coin dealers this difference is most recognized as Small Date / Large Date Panda coins. Other design variations within the same mintage year were also noticed, only adding to collectors' excitement.
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