2022 2oz Australia Chinese Myths and Legends - Phoenix .9999 Silver High Relief Proof Coin

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Product Description

Continuing on from the Dragon Phoenix release in 2017, the 2022 release in the Chinese Myths and Legends series features the phoenix .An ancient symbol of honesty, benevolence and knowledge, the Chinese mythical phoenix’s rare appearances were believed to herald forthcoming happiness, harmony and prosperity. An immortal creature, it is traditionally portrayed as a fusion of several other birds – including the head of a pheasant, the body of a mandarin duck, the tail of a peacock, the beak of a parrot and the wings of a swallow.

The coin’s high relief design portrays a stylised artistic impression of a Chinese phoenix. In its beak is the flower of a paulownia tree, said to be the only species on which the phoenix will perch.Also included in the design are representations of clouds, symbols of abundance and good fortune, as well as The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

Issued as Australian legal tender, the coin portrays the Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse, together with its weight, purity, monetary denomination, and the 2022 year-date.

Product Features

  • Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 2ozs of 99.99% pure silver and issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
  • No more than 1,000 of the Phoenix 2022 2oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin will be released
  • The coin has been struck with an extra-deep blank to showcase its superbly detailed design in high relief.
More Information
Year 2022
Metal Content Silver
Denomination $ 2
Purity 9999
Condition Proof
Country Australia
Manufacturer The Perth Mint
Mintage 1,000
Diameter (mm) 40.9
Thickness (mm) 7.28
Series Chinese Myths and Legends
Box & Certificate Yes