China is known for its long history of art, culture, and philosophy, but the Giant Panda is by far its most recognizable native animal. These furry creatures are the star attraction of the official gold bullion coin of the People's Republic, the Gold Panda coin! Gainesville Coins is proud to offer the 2018 8 Gram Chinese Gold Panda (Sealed In Original Mint Plastic), which is struck from .999 fine gold and contains 8 grams of pure gold content. As legal tender, each coin bears a face value of 100 Yuan.
On the reverse, an extremely detailed engraving of a panda holding a stalk of bamboo is used for 2018. The outer rim includes inscriptions for the denomination and the coin's weight and purity specifications, "8 g Au .999." The text is inscribed against a background of assorted bamboo leaves. The relief of the design not only brings out the distinctive color contrast of the panda's black and white fur but also accurately shows its texture.
Meanwhile, the obverse depicts the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest, a structure of traditional Chinese architectural style that is found at the Temple of Heaven complex in Beijing. "People's Republic of China" is inscribed in Chinese characters along the top portion of the rim. The year of issue "2018" appears at the bottom rim. Each coin uses a reeded edge and measure 22 mm in diameter.
A new design for the reverse is used each year, helping to keep collectors engaged in the series. Investors also choose these gold coins for their history of reliability and growing notoriety. Don't hesitate to get your 2018 1 Gram Chinese Gold Panda Coin (Sealed In Original Mint Plastic) from Gainesville Coins while our inventory lasts!