2021 1 oz Kingdom of Bhutan Lunar Ox.999 Silver High Relief Proof Coin

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The Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan proudly issues the Blessings of Happiness Lunar Coin Collection – The Bhutan Lunar and Attraction series (2016-2027)

Home to a stunning natural scenery embellished with majestic architectures of Dzong, Stupas and Monasteries, each of the 12 coins in this series features specially selected attractions of Bhutan, The obverse side of each coin features an animal of the Chinese Zodiac Series, while the reverse side features one of the 12 selected attractions located in the country of Bhutan. 

The Bhutan Lunar Ox coin, the sixth issue in this series, is issued in conjunction with the arrival of the 2021 Lunar Ox Year. 




The obverse design combines traditional and modern art styles – echoing Bhutan’s current modernization policy, where they strike a balance between modernization and staying true to their traditions and roots. Decorated with a large bloom to signify everlasting prosperity, the jovial ox is artistically designed to reflect the beauty of the evergreen Kingdom of Bhutan. Its body accented with florals, leaves and clouds, exudes the charms of the country known as the last Shangri-La of the world.

The reverse coin design features Paro Valley, which is one of the most attractive places in Bhutan. As of today, there are over 155 temples and monasteries in the area, some dating as far back as the 14th century. This lush location is one of the widest valleys in the kingdom which produces tremendous amounts of grains on its fertile terraced fields that also has a beautiful, crystalline river meandering down its entire stretch. 




• Issued by one of the Happiest Countries in the world, The Kingdom of Bhutan 

• Minted in Ultra High Relief Minting 

• Low Mintage of only 1,000 pcs for 5oz silver coins 

• 3 coin types available in the proof series, 5oz Silver, 1oz Silver and 1⁄4 oz Gold


More Information
Year 2021
Metal Content Silver
Denomination 500 Nu
Purity 999
Condition Proof
Country Kingdom of Bhutan
Mintage 10,000
Diameter (mm) 40.7
Series Lunar
Box & Certificate Yes