This flawless 2018 30 Gram Chinese Silver Panda coin (graded MS70 Early Release by NGC) comes with the added feature of a Black Core holder! The "Early Release" modifier means that the coin was received for grading within 30 days of being issued, and its MS70 grade is the highest possible. In terms of the composition, the coin is .999 fine silver and contains 30 grams of actual silver weight (ASW). Due to its 10-yuan face value, the coin is also Chinese legal tender.
An adorable panda is shown from a close-up view on the new reverse design. The contrasting colors of the panda's fur and the fine detail of its texture are deftly executed in the engraving. The denomination 10 Yuan is denoted at the bottom rim. The coin's weight and purity specifications "30 g Ag .999" are inscribed at the top rim. Both sets of inscriptions stand out against a pattern of bamboo leaves.
The obverse design depicts a portion of Beijing's Temple of Heaven complex, a tower known as the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests. This traditional architecture is contained within an outer ring that bears inscriptions for the year-date "2018" and the People's Republic of China in Chinese characters. The edge uses a reeded design. The Black Core slab from NGC helps bring out the luster and detail of the design, as well.
In a global marketplace of gold and silver bullion coins, the Silver Panda has captured an impressive portion of the bullion coin market. Its reach has extended well beyond East Asia to include investors and avid collectors all over the world. Check out the 2018 China Silver Panda NGC MS70 Early Release (Black Core) and take this opportunity to collect a silver coin with a perfect grade!