2020 1 oz Australia Guardian Lions (Double Pixiu) 9999 Silver Coin (NGC MS70 One of First 500 Struck)
This stunning silver bullion coin is an homage to the statuary Pixiu that guard the entrance to the Hall of Supreme Harmony in Bejing's Forbidden City. A lion with a dragon head, the mythical Pixiu (Imperial Guardian Lion) symbolize fortune, happiness and wealth in Chinese culture. A product of the Perth Mint, this 2020-P Double Pixiu coin contains 1 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver. Mintage is limited to 50,000.
Beautifully Detailed Double Pixiu Imagery
The reverse features an imperial lion pair, regally seated upon a cache of ancient Chinese coins. As the guardian of wealth, the male lion on the left is portrayed with a paw on an embroidered sphere, signifying his world supremacy. Traditionally a protector against evil spirits, the female lion is depicted guarding an imperial lion cub. The only inscription is Perth Mint's "P" Mint mark.
The obverse portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was sculpted by Jody Clark. The inscriptions "ELIZABETH II," "AUSTRALIA" "1OZ 9999 AG," "2020" and "1 DOLLAR" surround the image.
A symbol of good fortune, the 2020 Australia One-Ounce Silver Double Pixiu is ready to spread its blessings of wealth upon your collection. Order yours today!
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