2021 1 oz Kingdom of Bhutan Lunar Ox .999 Silver Coin BU
BHUTAN LUNAR AND ATTRACTION SERIES THE HAPPIEST LUNAR COIN SERIES
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 national emblem of the Kingdom of Bhutan is featured on the reverse. Prominently featured on the emblem is a male and female dragon, which symbolizes the name of Bhutan – Druk Yul which means ‘The Land of the Thunder Dragons’. The emblem is composed of a double diamond-thunderbolt placed above a lotus, surmounted by a jewel and framed by the two dragons. The lotus represents purity; the jewel stands for sovereign power; and the thunderbolt symbolizes the harmony existing between secular and religious power.
UNIQUE SELLING POINT
• Lowered Mintage to 50,000 pieces from Year of Ox onwards! (Original mintage 200,000 pieces)
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